small fry in English

young fish, animals, or children.
We were surrounded instead by scores of other boats, all equally idle, and the only fish I saw all day were the silvery small fry used for bait, swimming in tight circles in their holding tank.

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Below are sample sentences containing the word "small fry" from the English Dictionary. We can refer to these sentence patterns for sentences in case of finding sample sentences with the word "small fry", or refer to the context using the word "small fry" in the English Dictionary.

1. You are an anchovy, you shoeless small fry.

2. Subject: Alternatives to over-fishing of small fry in the North Sea

3. 29 Around the corner, their classmates practiced pulling small-fry violin bows across squeaky strings.

4. 30 What they owe to the Inland Revenue is small fry compared to the overall £2 million debt.

5. Not Baastan baked beans) and chopped/shredded items at hand, start frying an egg after heating up oil in a small fry pan till it sizzles when you spit a little in it (Ok, use a couple of drops of water.)

6. The following words and phrases all refer to a young person, but their Connotations may be quite different depending, in part, on the context in which they appear: youngster, child, kid, little one, small fry, squirt, brat, urchin, juvenile, minor.Some of these words tend to carry favorable Connotations (little one), others unfavorable Connotations (brat), and still