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hit-and-miss

adjective
 
 
/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,
没准的,碰运气的
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。
Chance and randomness
Translations of “hit-and-miss”
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒準的,碰運氣的…
in Russian непредсказуемый…
in Turkish gelişigüzel, rastgele, tesadüfî…
in Polish przypadkowy…
(Definition of hit-and-miss from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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