"miserly" French translation
Mr President, Europe was as lavish with its fine words when apartheid was abolished as it proved to be miserly when it came to economic concessions.
Synonyms (English) for "miserly":
Usage examples for "miserly" in French
The miserly proposal by the Commission has been rejected by most countries.
Never before have so many rich countries been so miserly towards so few.
We have rarely seen such a miserly and nationalistic spectacle in this House!
The current Minister of Finance is merely miserly with the people.
Our budget approximately represents a miserly 1 % of Community GDP.
That was before yesterday's miserly defence allocation.
They often suffer from miserly public contributions from the governments of the Member States.
I hope that other honourable senators will rise to denounce this mean-spirited and miserly budget cut.
While the Americans are investing 3 % of their GDP in infrastructure, we are hovering around a miserly 1 %.
Perhaps this programme, with its delays and miserly budget, is just an afterthought in the overall endeavour?
I think that most Canadians would be embarrassed by such a grudging and miserly attitude to the War Museum.
Stop telling me about a miserly $1 billion when we know the cuts in Quebec amount to $7 billion.
In addition, the amount allocated to Treaty settlements is miserly, being approximately 2 percent of the original claims.
Instead of that the Council comes up with a miserly suggestion of ECU 100m, ECU 35m of which they propose to spend on a new crisis need: that of BSE.
This is a transitional budget: as Mr Walter said, it shows us the tough reality of figures which are, once again, a reflection of the miserly rigidity of the States.
Neville Nankivell calls this budget ``a clunker, disappointing and miserly in its approach to reducing what are the highest overall taxes of any major economy''.
The Jamaican Foreign Minister, Mr Knight, described it as a miserly approach, a very evocative and relevant thing to say at this time of year.
Mr President, I am eternally grateful to this august institution for allowing me a miserly one and a half minutes to comment on the discharge of the budget for 2004.
Despite its miserly size, the Union’ s budget appears all-encompassing and I thank the general rapporteur for his cooperation in fitting in all our various requests.
Suggest new English-French translation
Perhaps you are up to date with the latest French slang? Are you familiar with any regional expressions? If that is the case, then feel free to add English and French phrases or words here and share your knowledge with everyone.
Latest word suggestions by users: supernal, lemma, whitefish, to squeeze, premiere
miscue · misdeal · misdeed · misdelivery · misdemeanor · misdemeanour · misdiagnosed · misdirection · miserabilism · miserably · miserly · misery · misfiring · misfit · misfits · misfortunate · misfortune · misgiving · misguidance · mishap · mishmash
More in the English-Polish dictionary.