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be no better than (a) sth

If you say that someone is no better than a person who is unpleasant or unkind, you mean that they have behaved in a similar way to this type of person: People who don't pay for a bus ticket are no better than common criminals.
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Translations of “be no better than (a) sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 和…几乎一样,比…好不到哪儿去…
in Chinese (Traditional) 和…幾乎一樣,比…好不到哪裡去…
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