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long on sth and short on sth

having too much of one quality and not enough of another: I've always found his movies long on style and short on content.
(Definition of long on sth and short on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “long on sth and short on sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 以…见长,但缺乏……
in Chinese (Traditional) 以…見長,但缺乏……
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