Not all it’s cracked up to be

If something is "not all it's cracked up to be," it does not meet expectations. It does not live up to the hype.

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Jeff thought the solar eclipse in the USA in 2017 was “not all it was cracked up to be.” He thought it did not live up to the hype; it was not as good as people said it would be. If something is “not all it’s cracked up to be,” it does not meet expectations.

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