think small beer of...

think small beer of...
быть невысокого мнения о...

‘She thinks small beer of painters, J. J.’ ‘Well, we don't think small beer of ourselves, my noble friend.’ (W. Thackeray, ‘The Newcomers’, ch. XXXIX) — - Она невысокого мнения о художниках, Дж. Дж. - Ну что ж, зато мы сами о себе высокого мнения, мой благородный друг.

You always were inclined to think small beer of yourself. (A. J. Cronin, ‘Three Loves’, book I, ch. 4) — Вы всегда были склонны себя недооценивать.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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