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斤斤计较

jīn jīn jì jiào

Literal Meaning 字面意思

Calculating over even a catty (approx. 600g)

Definition 定义

Overly concerned about small matters; petty

Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语

Fussy; sweat the small stuff; nit-picking; nickel-and-dime; miserly; penny wise pound foolish

Example 例句

我家隔壁的大卫是个斤斤计较的人,从来不愿意吃亏,还不准我玩他的新玩具。他就像哆啦A梦里的小夫一样。 My neighbor David is very fussy about small things. He never wants to lose out on anything and he even refuses to let me play with his new toys. He's exactly like Sneech in Doraemon!

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