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leave a lot to be desired

(also leave something to be desired)
to not be very good or not as good as you would like: His taste in clothes leaves something to be desired.
Translations of “leave a lot to be desired”
in Chinese (Traditional) 還有很大改進餘地,還有很大差距…
in Chinese (Simplified) 还有很大改进余地,还有很大差距…
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