Translation of "a cog in a/the machine" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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a cog in a/the machine


a member of a large organization whose job, although necessary, makes them feel as if they are not important

I decided to set up my own business because I was tired of just being a cog in a machine. 我決定創立自己的公司,因為我厭倦了在大公司中做個微不足道的小人物。

(Translation of “a cog in a/the machine” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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