Noun(1) an inadequate payment
(1) Now, the agencies pay them only a pittance and pocket part of the amount collected from those who want to engage home nurses.(2) Yet we pay these workers a pittance for work that is often physically and mentally demanding in the extreme.(3) With a pittance of a salary, how could they be enthused to become proactive people?(4) It does give some money - a pittance - to some boys and girls.(5) Since then Northwest has posted record profits and awarded huge pay increases to top executives, while offering a pittance to workers.(6) These workers are paid a pittance for doing vital work in hospitals.(7) To get a pittance of a welfare subsidy, you must work 4 hours a day.(8) Two of the world's richest men, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, say they'll leave what amounts to a pittance to their children.(9) Nobody can understand you are making a pittance on the rent.(10) One only had to look at the vast amounts of war medals sold for a pittance by impoverished and embittered veterans at flea markets.(11) Labor's election promises, which amounted to a pittance spread out over a number of years, convinced few voters.(12) At the end of the day, after paying the rental, the pittance that we earn is not enough for day-to-day expenses.(13) Pensioners and workers are hammered by this Tory tax while the wealthy pay a pittance .(14) I also knew that I could not be appeased with a pittance in dividends simply because everyone was focused on share price growth.(15) he paid his workers a pittance(16) So I'll have at least a tiny pittance of spending money for a few days, before it runs out again.
1. a tiny amount ::
2. next to nothing ::
soo socda si aan waxba
3. very little ::
aad u yar
6. slave wages ::
7. chump change ::
1. bundle ::
2. fortune ::
3. mint ::
4. wad ::
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