A drop in the bucket

Definition
(idiomatic) An effort or action having very little overall influence, especially as compared to a huge problem.

Example
I'd like to do something to change the world, but whatever I do seems like a drop in the bucket.
Topic revision: r2 - 05 Dec 2007, XuleiLiu
 

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