piss-poor


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piss-poor

adj
slang of a contemptibly low standard or quality; pathetic
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The whole way round I could see and hear my dad telling me over and over that "proper preparation and planning would prevent piss-poor performance".
Or how a pool of piss-poor riddles can confuse readers.
For 30 years there have been attempts to scrap the waiting-list appointment system for teachers (a true crime against education) but it has met with the resistance of AKEL and its fellow travellers, who support to the right of piss-poor graduates to teach kids.
Cardiff and the surrounding areas have so much to offer but things like this , poor parking, piss-poor roads and under utilisation of the airport are restricting Cardiffs potential.
And, according to chairman Dave Dogget, this welcome windfall will help revamp their ageing Abbey Stadium - which includes plans to upgrade the toilets - a worthy reward for Manchester United's piss-poor performance on Friday night then.
He wants both to benefit from the sexism of an industry that will give him $10 million to make a piss-poor imitation of Breillat and to reject the society from which that industry sprang, and so, in a bit of faith gone bad, he identifies with the proudly unfeminine, perversely not-feminist woman.
Being able to call the shot and know where your bullet will hit may transform the outcome of a future hunt from piss-poor to picture-perfect.
We wouldn't have to highlight any of these incidents if the product on the park wasn't so piss-poor.
Instead, Kaplan's essay must be regarded as another instance of monocausal and pretty piss-poor social science.
Death and misery still stalk their daily lives thanks to piss-poor Palestinian leadership and the international community's moral bankruptcy.