Definition of a hill of beans in English:

a hill of beans


North American
  • with negative A thing of little value.

    ‘the problems of one old actor don't amount to a hill of beans’
    • ‘So for those patients and for their families and loved ones, I think this is a hill of bean.’
    • ‘I'll write stuff or get on talk shows in front of millions and sneak in a few quips to try and entertain as well, but that really is a hill of beans.’
    • ‘The problem at the Norfolk, Va., storage facility wasn't just a hill of beans.’