- 1. 較同類遜色的人(或物)
Some people may regard radio as the poor relation of broadcasting. 有些人可能認為無線電廣播在廣播事業中稍遜一籌。
...to...=bear no relation to 和…完全不相稱 ·have relation to 和…有關係 ·poor relation. 2. 【事】 利害關係,(國家、民族等之間的)關係 《例句》 ·be...
Just because they owned their own home and were slightly better off, they always looked down upop us as poor relations. 就因為他們擁有自己的房子，過得比較好一些些，他們就總是看不起我們這些窮 親戚。
...can't help laughing. I can't help my wife having poor relations. I can't help him being so foolish. (him可換成...