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such as it is

used to suggest that something you have referred to is of low quality or not enough: You're welcome to borrow my tennis racket, such as it is. Breakfast, such as it was, consisted of a plain roll and a cup of coffee.
(Definition of such as it is from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “such as it is”
in Chinese (Simplified) 尽管不好, 虽说不多…
in Chinese (Traditional) 儘管不好, 雖說不多…
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