paltry
  • US /ˈpɔltri/
  • UK /'pɔ:ltrɪ/
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解釋
  • adj. 不足取的;無意義的;微不足道的;瑣碎的;卑鄙的;
例句
  • After five years with the company, I only received a paltry raise

【TED】Mark Bittman: What's wrong with what we eat

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  1. is the problem, along with our paltry consumption of plants.

    是一個問題,還有對植物攝取不足。 is the problem, along with our paltry consumption of plants.
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一美金在世界各地能買到什麼? (What a Dollar ($1) Gets You Around the World)

一美金在世界各地能買到什麼? (What a Dollar ($1) Gets You Around the World) Image 06:04
  1. dollars is enough to have a grand old time, and in other places, a buck alone is a paltry

    已經夠去有個豪華氣派的生活,且在其他地方,只有一塊錢根本不值得一提
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我們只是朋友!這樣有什麼優點呢?(The Advantages of Being 'just Good Friends')

我們只是朋友!這樣有什麼優點呢?(The Advantages of Being 'just Good Friends') Image 05:01
  1. clear to us: love is the purpose of existence; friendship is the paltry, depleted consolation

    強調一件事:愛情是我們存在的目的;而友情則是毫無價值、遭人唾棄的
4875 538 B1 中級 有中文字幕
  1. ADJ. 1. inferior, trashy 2. mean, despicable 3. trivial 4. meager, measly
    1. a paltry-looking suit 2. a paltry trick 3. a paltry excuse 4. made a paltry donation