The British Idiom – Bigger fish to fry
Definition of Bigger fish to fry
To have bigger fish to fry means to have more important things that you need to do. This idiom is also sometimes seen as “have more important fish to fry” or “have other fish to fry”.
Examples of Usage of Bigger fish to fry
Yes, I’m sure you have bigger fish to fry, but until you talk to me I’m not leaving. I couldn’t waste my time trying to work out an agreement with them, as I had bigger fish to fry.
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