But the question to pose is, how far can one go using his or her own paltry resources in these hard economic times?
The loss of such a paltry amount on its own wouldn't have much impact on the oil market, experts say.
Though the battle of wills between the two of them is the focus of the film, it generates a paltry amount of drama.
This paltry amount isn't even enough to heat a cup of coffee, let alone travel to another planet.
It still represents a paltry amount to live on, but is nevertheless something which should have been done a long time ago.
When someone offered him a paltry amount to take the business off his hands, however, Hughes realised he was not about to give up that easily.
The council says the reason it has had to make cuts is because it has received a paltry amount of grant from the Government.
The first period totalled up a paltry amount of three genuine opportunities.
But it's still going to be paltry amounts whichever way you slice it.
They want to take the music channels to the court for paying paltry amounts for playing their music.