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short shriftnoun [U]

uk   /ˌʃɔːtˈʃrɪft/  us   /ˌʃɔːrt-/
If you get or are given ​short shrift by someone, you are ​treated without ​sympathy and given little ​attention: He'll getshort shrift from me if he ​startscomplaining about ​money again, now that I ​know how much he ​earns!
(Definition of short shrift from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “short shrift”
in Chinese (Simplified) 忽视,冷遇,怠慢…
in Chinese (Traditional) 忽視,冷落,怠慢…
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