a drop in the ocean Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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a drop in the ocean

UK (US a drop in the bucket)C2 a very ​smallamountcompared to the ​amountneeded: My ​letter of ​protest was just a drop in the ​ocean.
(Definition of a drop in the ocean from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a drop in the ocean”
in Chinese (Simplified) 沧海一粟, 杯水车薪…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滄海一粟, 杯水車薪…
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