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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “be cold comfort”

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be cold comfort

When being told a particular thing about a bad situation is cold comfort, it does not make you feel better although it is intended to.
不令人觉得欣慰;于事无补
Saddening, shocking and upsetting
Translations of “be cold comfort”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不令人覺得欣慰, 於事無補…
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