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long on sth and short on sth

having too much of one quality and not enough of another: I've always found his movies long on style and short on content.
Translations of “long on sth and short on sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 以…見長,但缺乏……
in Chinese (Simplified) 以…见长,但缺乏……
(Definition of long on sth and short on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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