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something is as important as when a sack of rice falls over in China (German)

Part of speech: idiom

Annotation:
The idiom can be used in some variants, for example from Sack of rice a Rice sack or the order changes, for example in ... like when a sack of rice falls over in China. See also the examples below.
Hyphenation:
something is as important as when a sack of rice falls over in China
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˈƐtvas ɪst zoː ˈvɪçtɪç viː vɛn ɪn ˈçiːna aɪ̯n ˌzak ˈʀaɪ̯s ˈʊmˌfɛlt]
Word meaning / definition:
1) inf in a comparison something is presented as totally meaningless or unimportant
Synonyms:
1) something is as important as if a sack of rice fell over in China
1) something is as important as when a wheel falls over in Holland
1) something counts eleven
Application examples:
1) If my ex-husband has a new girlfriend again, then that interests me roughly like when a sack of rice falls over in China!
1) Which party governs in Bavaria, that is to be known outside of Bavaria as important as when a sack of rice falls over in China.
1) When it comes to the subject of “refugees”, many in Germany are very upset. They are usually not personally affected at all, it could be for them be as important as the sack of rice that fell over in China.
1) Journalists are now trying to compare the Chinese stock market turmoil, almost like a phrase, that it is after all is important when a sack of rice falls over in China.
1) What do I care if a sack of rice falls over in China? Many Germans will ask themselves that when they hear about the turbulence on the stock exchange in China. Only 13 percent of German citizens hold shares at all and only a few are likely to have Chinese companies in their depot.

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