Explain, please. What does it mean. Meanings of 'ain't', 'cracked up', whole meaning and the sentence structure.

Of course, success ain't all it's cracked up to be, now.


cracked up is a colloquialism for "claimed" or "said".

ain't is non-standard for "isn't".

"Success is not everything it is said to be".

In other words, when people talk about how wonderful "success" is, they are exaggerating. It's all "hype".

That luxury car isn't all it's cracked up to be. It's quite unreliable and it is very expensive to repair.

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