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a cog in a/the machine

disapproving
a member of a large organization whose job, although necessary, makes them feel as if they are not important
(大机构中的)小职员;不可或缺但无足轻重的人,小人物
I decided to set up my own business because I was tired of just being a cog in a machine.
我决定创立自己的公司,因为我厌倦了在大公司中做个微不足道的小人物。
People of little importance
Translations of “a cog in a/the machine”
in Chinese (Traditional) (大機構中的)小職員, 不可或缺但無足輕重的人,小人物…
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