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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
(藉口、論點或想法)陳舊的,老一套的
a threadbare excuse
老掉牙的藉口
Tedious and uninspiring
(Definition of threadbare adjective (WEAK) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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