that's not exactly chicken feed meaning, that's not exactly chicken feed definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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that's

  
  
That's is a spoken form of `that is'.  
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exp.
means "that's just the way it is"
c'est comme ça, point barre
exp.
neighborhood considered dangerous, where it's not recommended to go, especially as an outsider
v.
be exactly right
[Fam.] Ex.: Her guess was right on the money.
v.
to feed something incorrectly
exp.
non, pas encore
exp.
absolutely not; not in this lifetime
Slang expression used mostly in 19th century
exp.
not an easy task
exp.
You say 'top that!' when you have achieved something and you want to challenge other people to do better
I know four celebrities - top that!
exp.
what's up
sms like writing, incorrect form in English
exp.
it's ready!
or "dinner's ready!"; "lunch is ready!"; "breakfast's ready!"
o.
could refer to a very weak cup of tea/pint of beer
n.
(in an auction, negotiation or other business competition) the situation in which the winning party has overrated the pursued object
[Bus.]
n.
a mess, a failure
[Slang];[UK] it comes from the cooking domain where the phrase described a dish that was not tasty enough and therefore thrown away to dogs
n.
person that you date
exp.
face a specific situation; act in a certain way
E.g.: John went out of rehab a few days ago and he is determined to not go down that road again.
exp.
¡no toques eso!
exp.
expression used to describe a lost opportunity or something that is unlikely to happen in the current circumstances
n.
something that improves morale
exp.
stop talking; refrain from saying something
informal
exp.
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees
exp.
the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks
id.
when sth sounds too good to be true and not as good as it seems to be and you suspect that there is a hidden problem
exp.
be kept waiting
exp.
The duck's nuts, the best, the top.
exp.
to rattle someone's cage means to do something that is likely to annoy them or unsettle them
exp.
take credit for another person's accomplishment
exp.
kill someone; cause a big damage to someone
n.
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id.
At a point where you know you have to make a decision that not only effects your life, not only the life of the objects you love but the ones that you consider as well. More than one crux will certainly cause an individual to have a dilemma or two.

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