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be an apology for sth

UK informal to be an ​extremelybadexample of something: You're not coming out because you're ​tired? That's an apology for an ​excuse!
(Definition of be an apology for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be an apology for sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 是极其拙劣的…,是坏得不能再坏的……
in Chinese (Traditional) 是極其拙劣的…,是壞得不能再壞的……
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