see no great shakes.
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How to use great shakes in a sentence
The declared field so far is no great shakes—the Republican lieutenant governor and a Democratic state representative.There’s No Getting Rid of David Vitter, America’s Most Contemptible Senator | Michael Tomasky | January 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I know you think you're terrific great shakes, and that you live under the eternal insult of working in a factory.Sons and Lovers | David Herbert Lawrence
I can't 288 see any great shakes, myself, in playing about with a girl when you're engaged to some one else.The Making of a Prig | Evelyn Sharp
For a needle and thread were not always at hand, and at any rate Charley was no great shakes at the needle.English As We Speak It in Ireland | P. W. Joyce
"Now, don't make no great shakes out o' me, Miss Maria," he pleaded.Si Klegg, Book 5 (of 6) | John McElroy
Ulyth can take what I've got at school—'twon't be any great shakes to her, I expect.For the Sake of the School | Angela Brazil