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立锥之地
Simplified 立锥之地
Traditional 立錐之地
Pin Yin
li4 zhui1 zhi1 di4
English
  • a tiny bit of land
Examples:
1. 在更多人类迁入的同时,有一些生物面临无立锥之地的窘迫.
As more people moved in, some creatures hung on by their toenails.
2. 她家贫困得已无立锥之地
Her family was so poor that they didn't have a tiny bit of land.
3. 在几乎无立锥之地的地方仍然端着架子;那可就太愚蠢了。
It will have been foolish to stand upon our dignity in a place where there is hardly room to stand up on our feet .
4. 在几乎无立锥之地的地方仍然端着架子;那可就太愚蠢了。
It will have is foolish to stand upon our dignity in a place where there is hardly room to stand up on our feet.
5. 在几乎无立锥之地的地方仍然端着架子;那可就太愚蠢了。
It would have been foolish to stand upon our dignity in a place where there was hardly room to stand upon our feet.
6. 穷无立锥之地
Poor as a church mouse