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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “threadbare”

threadbare

adjective (WEAK)
弱的
    /ˈθred.beər/ US  /-ber/
A threadbare excuse, argument or idea is not strong and no longer persuades people because it is old or has been used too much
(借口、论点或想法)陈旧的,老一套的
a threadbare excuse
老掉牙的借口
Tedious and uninspiring
(Definition of threadbare adjective (WEAK) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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