be for the birds

be (strictly) for the birds American & Australian, informal if you think something is for the birds, you think it is stupid and has no use.

Gambling, games of chance - that sort of thing is strictly for the birds.


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  • for the birds — {adj. phr.}, {slang} Not interesting; dull; silly; foolish; stupid. * /I think history is for the birds./ * /I saw that movie. It s for the birds./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for the birds — {adj. phr.}, {slang} Not interesting; dull; silly; foolish; stupid. * /I think history is for the birds./ * /I saw that movie. It s for the birds./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • for the birds — If something is worthless or ridiculous, it is for the birds …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • For the Birds (film) — Infobox Film name = For the Birds caption = producer = John Lasseter (executive) Karen Dufilho Rosen director = Ralph Eggleston writer = Ralph Eggleston starring = Ralph Eggleston music = Riders in the Sky cinematography = editing = Jennifer… …   Wikipedia

  • For the Birds (album) — Infobox Album | Name = For the Birds Type = Album Artist = The Frames Released = 2 April 2001 Recorded = Genre = Rock Length = Label = Plateau Records Producer = Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|3|5 [http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg… …   Wikipedia

  • for the birds — phrasal : worthless, ridiculous, nonsensical that s for the birds * * * (strictly) for the birds (slang) Not to be taken seriously, of little value • • • Main Entry: ↑bird * * * ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • for\ the\ birds — adj. phr. slang Not interesting; dull; silly; foolish; stupid. I think history is for the birds. I saw that movie. It s for the birds …   Словарь американских идиом

  • for the birds —    If you think something is for the birds, you consider it to be uninteresting, useless or not to be taken seriously.     As far as I m concerned, his theory is for the birds …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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