bigger fish to fry
something better or more important to do

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • bigger fish to fry — If you aren t interested in something because it isn t important to you and there are more important things for you to do, you have bigger fish to fry …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • bigger fish to fry —    If you aren t interested in something because it isn t important to you and there are more important things for you to do, you have bigger fish to fry.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Bigger fish to fry —   If you aren t interested in something because it isn t important to you and there are more important things for you to do, you have bigger fish to fry …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • bigger fish to fry — more important people to meet or do business with    Don t bother fighting with him. You ve got bigger fish to fry …   English idioms

  • bigger fish to fry — noun a) A much more pressing issue to attend to. b) A higher valued result or target to reach. See Also: other fish to fry …   Wiktionary

  • have other (or bigger) fish to fry — have more important matters to attend to. → fish …   English new terms dictionary

  • have bigger fish to fry — ► have other (or bigger) fish to fry have more important matters to attend to. Main Entry: ↑fish …   English terms dictionary

  • have bigger fish to fry — to have something more important or more interesting to do. I couldn t spend a lot of time on the problem – I had other fish to fry …   New idioms dictionary

  • have bigger fish to fry — have bigger/​other fish to fry phrase to have more important things to do or think about Thesaurus: to be busysynonym Main entry: fish * * * have bigger/other fish to ˈfry idiom to have more important or more interesting things to do Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have bigger fish to fry — have bigger/other fish to fry to have something more important or more interesting to do. I couldn t waste my time trying to reach an agreement with them, I had other fish to fry …   New idioms dictionary

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