One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Indicating that one has finished talking about something.‘So much for the melodic line. We now turn our attention to the accompaniment’
2Suggesting that something has not been successful or useful.‘so much for that idea!’
- ‘The cold and waves were starting to get to me, and I couldn't feel my legs; so much for my lanolin and vaseline mixture.’
- ‘The area is also riddled with graffiti - mostly badly spelled - so much for all that money spent on education!’
- ‘Well, so much for the rule where they're not supposed to address each other directly.’
- ‘As for the article all I can say is so much for the Code Of Responsibility!’
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