One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Said to confirm someone's assessment of a situation, especially of one regarded as bad.
- ‘He'll do one or two key interviews, and that's about the size of it.’
- ‘He enjoys a beer, but that's about the size of it, just as he does a party, a cigarette in his hand and the company of available young women.’
- ‘Yes, it is certainly more enjoyable to drive around in an open top car, but that's about the size of it.’
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