With nothing to show for it

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Definition

(I'm back at home) with nothing to show for (my trip): (I'm back at home) with no evidence of, with nothing gained from (my trip)
idiom

Examples

  • "I understand that you wanted to marry a rich guy, at least that makes sense, but yet here you are back in London with nothing to show for it, not even a fancy diamond ring."

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