"Get the short end" nghĩa là gì?

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"Get the short end" -> nghĩa là bị coi khinh hoặc xem thường.

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The league tries to make the schedule as fair as possible for all 32 teams, but it can't be perfect, and some teams get the short end of the stick.

“As a spring sports guy, you think they always get the short end of things and they certainly got the short end this year.” Before becoming the athletic director in 2005, Held was a math teacher and had served as an assistant basketball coach for a time and was the head coach in girls tennis, baseball and softball.

Women more often than men tend to get the short end of the financial settlement (thanh toán, giải quyết tài chính) stick in divorce (ly dị). Women usually earn less than men and thus see their household income fall by more than men after divorce. One study by the Government Accountability Office found that divorcees’ household income fell by almost twice that of divorced men.

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