paltry

IPA [ˈpɔltri] KK [ˋpɔltrɪ]
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解釋

adj.微小的;不重要的;無價值的;可鄙的;

例句

So mean, petty, or paltry as to deserve contempt.
卑鄙的''。'下賤'。''的、微不足道的或沒有價值以至應該輕蔑的。

Two-way trade currently amounts to a relatively paltry 10 billion dollars.
目前雙邊貿易總額僅為100億美元。

Yet the stakes at Time Warner, which had a paltry $22bn in debt, were comparatively low.
然而,時代華納的風險相對較低,該公司僅有220億美元的負債。

The poor painter sold his paintings for a paltry sum of money.
這個窮畫為掙一切微薄的收入出售他的畫。

I'm getting angry; and if you don't command that paltry spirit of yours.
我要生氣了,如果你不能振作你那點元氣。

【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.
24595 576 高級 有中文字幕

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
1409 25 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