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contemptibly small in amount

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Unite's national officer for civil aviation, Brendan Gold, said: "BAA's measly pay offer is nothing short of confrontational.
Why allow providers to boost profits by accepting a measly return on your savings?"
A measly seven points from a possible 39 is a poor return to the say the least.
I write as someone who is forever stuck in a queue waiting to pay for my measly Diet Coke while the person in front of me orders four cafe lattes, some soup, a couple of hot paninis and some vastly overpriced biscuits.
In Shanghai you can easily find someone who earns $6,000 a month and another, a measly $6.
The Leeds rockers went through the motions for a measly hour, left out several better-known singles and couldn't be bothered to play an encore - yet the bulk of fans still appeared to go home reasonably happy.
Why waste a third of a day's bad fat on two measly cookies?
DiFranco stuck to a measly eight tracks of audio while recording, and this, ladies and ladies, is unheard of these days (none of that` "overproduced" sound you hear on mammoth commercial recordings).
Warehouse workers, earning $15.45 an hour, fared less well with a measly 1.4% wage hike.
But a manatee's blubber layer measures a measly 5 millimeters (0.2) inches).
Pretax profit for NTT for the full year to March 2004 is now expected to rise a measly 0.5 percent from the previous year to [yen] 1.41 trillion.
Although over the past eighteen years he has conducted 165 performances in three countries of the Petipa/Ivanov holiday classic (to be sure, a measly amount compared to the 3,000 performances claimed by Mogrelia's SFB predecessor, the late Denis De Coteau), he has done Nutcracker in five productions (the most recent, this month in the War Memorial Opera House) and has even conducted the music from Act I in concert.
This is a great read, and it's yours for one measly dollar to: PO Box 1282, Fullerton, CA 92836.
TWO senior citizens have been viciously mugged for a few measly pounds and a packet of cigarettes.
Deutsche Telekom, the troubled former German state telephone monopoly, recently sold its remaining cable television business to a consortium led by investment bank Goldman Sachs for a measly 1.7 billion euro.