【明報專訊】A drop in the ocean / 九牛一毛 / 滄海一粟 / 微不足道 / 於事無補
‧The Bible, Old Testament, Isaiah (40:15): "Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance: behold, he taketh [take] up the isles as a very little thing."
That company lost tremendously in the Financial Tsunami. Even though some colleagues were willing to donate half of their salaries to the company, that would be only a drop in the bucket. Finally, the CEO made the painful decision to shut down the company.
(該公司在金融海嘯受到重創。儘管一些同事願意捐半薪給公司，但那只是杯水車薪，最後，總裁只好作出痛苦的決定 —— 結束營業。)
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Write a short paragraph using "a drop in the bucket".
■Thanks:The Commercial Press