too bad Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “too bad” in the English Dictionary

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too bad

informalB1 If you say something is too ​bad, you can ​mean either that you ​feelsympathy about a ​problem, or that you do not. The ​difference is in what is being ​talked about and the way that you say it: It's too ​bad that you can't come to ​seeMark in his ​schoolplay. "I can't come on ​Friday." "That's too ​bad - I've already ​bought the ​tickets, so you'll still have to ​pay."
(Definition of too bad from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “too bad”
in Chinese (Simplified) 太糟糕了…
in Chinese (Traditional) 太糟糕了…
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