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Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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petty
Used in
Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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  • Anyone who's so petty and pedantic at the age of fifty-four was born that way and is never going to change.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • All very petty.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I'm dying to tell you about another one of our clashes, but before I do I'd like to say this: I think it's odd that grown-ups quarrel so easily and so often and about such petty matters.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a petty crime
as in: don`t be petty
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