a paltry wage的用法和样例：
- a measly tip; the company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief; a paltry wage; almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans.
- This is a paltry sum to pay for such a masterpiece.
- This is a paltry sum to pay for such a good computer.
- The poor painter sold his paintings for a paltry sum of money.