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on the ropes

in serious trouble or likely to fail: For a while, our business was on the ropes.
Translations of “on the ropes”
in Chinese (Traditional) 處於困境, 即將失敗,即將完蛋…
in Chinese (Simplified) 处于困境, 即将失败,即将完蛋…
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