petty

  常用词汇  
['peti]     ['peti]    
  • adj. 小的;琐碎的;次要的;狭隘的
pettily pettier pettiest pettiness
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petty的英文翻译是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

详尽释义

adj. (形容词)
  1. 小的,小规模的,小型的
  2. 琐碎的,不重要的,次要的,不足道的
  3. 下级的,职位低的
  4. 气量小的,心胸狭窄的,小气的,器量小的,狭隘的
  5. 无聊的
  6. 渺小的
  7. 卑劣的,卑鄙的
  8. 注重琐事的
  9. 一点点
n. (名词)
  1. 佩蒂(音译名)
  2. 【簿记】小额
  3. 厕所

双解释义

adj. (形容词)
  1. 不重要的 unimportant
  2. 卑鄙的;小气的 mean;narrow-minded

英英释义

Noun:
  1. larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)

Adjective:
  1. inferior in rank or status;

    "the junior faculty"
    "a lowly corporal"
    "petty officialdom"
    "a subordinate functionary"

  2. (informal) small and of little importance;

    "a fiddling sum of money"
    "a footling gesture"
    "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"
    "a little (or small) matter"
    "a dispute over niggling details"
    "limited to petty enterprises"
    "piffling efforts"
    "giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction"

  3. contemptibly narrow in outlook;

    "petty little comments"
    "disgusted with their small-minded pettiness"

petty的用法和样例:

例句

用作形容词 (adj.)
  1. The party split into petty factions.
    该党分裂成若干小派系。
  2. The paymasters of these petty crooks are the big crime syndicates.
    操纵这帮小流氓的就是那个大犯罪集团。
  3. In his short life he had run the entire gamut of crime, from petty theft to murder.
    他在短短的一生中,从小偷小摸到杀人,什么罪都犯过。
  4. Don't bug me with petty details.
    不要讲那些琐碎的细节来烦我。
  5. People do not discourage this kind of petty work.
    人们对这种次要的工作不加以阻止。
  6. She grew tired of his petty jealousies.
    她越来越讨厌他那种心胸狭窄的忌妒行为。
  7. She is very petty at times.
    她有时很小心眼。

常见句型

用作形容词 (adj.)
用作定语 ~+ n.
  1. It was a petty problem and they soon solved it.
    这仅是一个小问题,他们很快就解决了。
用作表语 It is/was+~+of sb+to- v
  1. It was petty of her not to accept the apology.
    她气量太小,连道歉也不接受。

词汇搭配

用作形容词 (adj.)
~+名词

经典引文

  • Mithridates was once more a petty Asiatic prince existing upon sufferance.

    出自: J. A. Froude
  • It isn't a gang which would usually get further than an occasional petty theft.

    出自: G. Greene
  • Details of history in this period are details of petty events, leaving no permanent effects.

    出自: G. L. Harding

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