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"not be a patch on sth" in British English

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not be a patch on sth

UK informal to be much less good than something: This new ​washingmachine isn't a patch on ​ourold one.
(Definition of not be a patch on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “not be a patch on sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 远比不上,远不如…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遠比不上,遠不如…
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