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curate's egg

UK
something that is partly good but mainly bad: The film is something of a curate's egg.
Translations of “curate's egg”
in Chinese (Traditional) 質量低劣但亦有可取之處的事物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 质量低劣但亦有可取之处的事物…
(Definition of curate's egg from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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