small fry

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  • In the White House pecking order, Jones was a small fry, who wasn't exactly sitting in on cabinet meetings.

    Leave Van Jones Alone | Reihan Salam | September 8, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • They are the small fry who follow in the wake of the big eaters in the ferocious hunts of the rivers.

    The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
  • The noise attracts the large fish, who think there is a shoal of the small fry about, and they jump at the bait and are caught.

  • Finally, the small fry of the Third Estate will be exiled to at least a hundred leagues from Paris.

  • You can imagine the wild joy of the small fry, who had, of course, never met Whistler.

    The Life of James McNeill Whistler | Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • A great family might have lived down a match of this sort, (I dont want to hurt your feelings,) but were such very small fry.

    The Bishop's Apron | W. Somerset Maugham

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