Translation of "a drop in the ocean" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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a drop in the ocean

UK US a drop in the bucket

C2 a very small amount compared to the amount needed

My letter of protest was just a drop in the ocean. 我的抗议书不过是杯水车薪。

(Translation of “a drop in the ocean” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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