small potatoes

noun Informal.
a person or thing of little significance, importance, or value: His salary was small potatoes for an executive of his ability.

1825–35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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small potatoes
informal chiefly (US), (Canadian) someone or something of little significance or value, esp a small amount of money

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Example sentences
Wash and pare small potatoes, cut in eighth lengthwise, and soak one hour in
  cold water.
When it comes to providing an alternative source of oil, pig manure ain't no
  small potatoes.
Fresh filet of butterfly trout, small potatoes, salad.
Let's face it, my losses were small potatoes compared with the federal deficit.
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