not be any good

not be any good
be no ˈgood | not be any/much ˈgood idiom
1. to not be useful; to have no useful effect

This gadget isn't much good.

It's no good trying to talk me out of leaving.

Was his advice ever any good?

2. to not be interesting or enjoyable

His latest film isn't much good.

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