to fall short of

to fall short of; to differ from; lacking; wrong; inferior
S: 差
T: 差
Pinyin: chà

MW: n/a

SAMPLE SENTENCES:
这塑胶的质料比玻璃差.
Zhè sùjiāo de zhìliào bǐ bōlí chà.
This plastic is inferior in quality to glass.
他离网球高手还差得远呢.
Tā lí wǎngqiú gāoshǒu hái chà dé yuǎn ne.
He is far from a good tennis player.
天气太差, 我们只好迟点出发.
Tiānqì tài chà, wǒmen zhǐhǎo chí diǎn chūfā.
Bad weather prevented us from starting.
你没理由觉得自己比别人差的.
Nǐ méi lǐyóu juédé zìjǐ bǐ biérén chà de.
You have no reason to feel inferior to others.
廉价照相机的质量并总不比昂贵的差.
Liánjià zhàoxiàngjī de zhìliàng bìng zǒng bùbǐ ángguì de chà.
The quality of cheap cameras is not always inferior to that of expensive ones.
他们反映服务质量差, 但经理并未理会.
Tāmen fǎnyìng fúwù zhìliàng chà, dàn jīnglǐ bìng wèi lǐhuì.
They complained of poor service, but the manager ignored them.

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