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trifling
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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as in: a trifling matter Define
something of small importance; or a small quantity
  • What is the use of troubling Mr. Holmes with trifles of this kind?
  • I gave a trifle myself.

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  • My hardships were not so great as you imagined, though such trifling details must never interfere with the investigation of a case.
  • Well, well, Mr. Holmes, you’ll excuse my troubling you about such a trifle——"

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  • Don’t waste my time with trifling matters.
  • We all agree with the goal, but how to achieve it is not a trifling matter.

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as in: trifle with her affections Define
to treat somebody or something thoughtlessly or without respect
as in: a trifling matter Define
something of small importance; or a small quantity
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