a mere shadow的用法和样例：
- After he came back from the war, he was a mere shadow of the man he used to be.
- This tool, capable of up to 0.9 compression ratio, outputs a zipped file that is a mere shadow of the original one!
- For the human species is a grand species in its original design, and that which currently exists upon Earth now is a mere shadow of what once was.
- His conduct is a mere cover-up for his nervousness.
- a mere shadow of his former self
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