Wednesday, 24 May 2017

A drop in the ocean

A drop in the ocean

Meaning
A very small amount compared with what is expected.

Examples
1. The charity has raised some money for the poor but it is just a drop in the ocean.
2. Her support is just a drop in the ocean.
 

References
http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english-chinese-traditional/a-drop-in-the-ocean
http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/a+drop+in+the+ocean
https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/a_drop_in_the_ocean_(or_north_americanbucket)

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