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uk   /ˈmaɪ.zəl.i/  us   /-zɚ.li/ disapproving

miserly adjective (PERSON)

like or ​typical of a ​miser: a miserly ​person

miserly adjective (AMOUNT)

A miserly ​amount is ​extremelysmall: The ​workers are ​paid a miserly $2 a ​day.
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of miserly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “miserly”
en chino (simplificado) 人, 守财奴似的, 吝啬鬼似的…
en chino (tradicionál) 人, 守財奴似的, 吝嗇鬼似的…
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“miserly” in British English

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stop at nothing

If you stop at nothing to achieve something, you are willing to do anything in order to achieve it, even if it involves danger, great effort, or harming other people.

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