Why can't you sell us just one measly bag of your rice?
In just over a decade, sales of Chilean wine have increased from a measly 14,000 cases a year in 1990 to 820,000 cases a year last year.
One measly crumb of comfort is that the rate of decline has slowed.
She had only one bathroom break, and three measly meals (usually gruel) were sent to her daily.
Did I say a few measly hours ago that I was homesick?
Unfortunately, instead of a partnership the brothers offer Steven a measly $20 raise.
She could barely pay the rent off of the measly tips that the patrons were giving, and her wages were too low to provide her with any material comfort.
Rune looked at her measly amount of writing and felt ashamed.
All that work to find out that I owe less than - wait for it - a measly £7!
All fans get is a measly theatrical trailer for the film.