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Definición de “scrape (the bottom of) the barrel” en inglés

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scrape (the bottom of) the barrel

informal
to use the worst people or things because that is all that is available: Richard's in the team? - You really are scraping the barrel!
Traducciones de “scrape (the bottom of) the barrel”
en chino (tradicionál) (因別無選擇)將就,湊合用…
en chino (simplificado) (因别无选择)将就,凑合用…
(Definition of scrape (the bottom of) the barrel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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