– slight or no consolation
– no comfort or consolation at all
1. The advisory engineer said only the front body of the truck is smashed and not its engine, but I think that will be cold comfort to her.
2. I know that there are several others who are worse off than us, but that’s no cold comfort.
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the corridors of power
the corridors of power Meaning: the offices of the powerful leaders. Example: As personal adviser to the Prime Minister, he thought he’d get his foot inside the corridors ... Read on