Translation of "hit-and-miss" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˌhɪt.ənˈmɪs/ us /ˌhɪt.ənˈmɪs/ also hit-or-miss

If something is hit-and-miss, you cannot depend on it to be of good quality, on time, accurate, etc.

The trains are often late, so getting to work on time is a fairly hit-and-miss affair. 火车经常晚点,所以准时上班在很大程度上是件碰运气的事。

(Translation of “hit-and-miss” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)