"Have bigger fish to fry" means "to have something more important or more interesting to do". Usage in an animated TV series ("Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"): - Forget the turtles. I have bigger fish to fry. - But, boss, turtles aren't fish. They're reptiles. - Shut up and drive. ic
Françoís-Maríe Ấroûét (1694 - 1778), known by his nōm dé plûme Voltâire, was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher, known for his advocacy of freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and separation of church and state. As a satirical polemicist, he frequently made use of his works to criticize intolerance, religious dogma, and the French institutions of his day.