hill of beans

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Noun[edit]

hill of beans (plural hills of beans)

  1. (idiomatic) Something of no importance.
    • 1942, Humphrey Bogart as Rick Blaine, Casblanca, directed by Michael Curtiz,
      Ilsa, I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.