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English definition of “be on your uppers”

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be on your uppers

old-fashioned informal
to be very poor
Translations of “be on your uppers”
in Chinese (Traditional) 窮困潦倒…
in Chinese (Simplified) 穷困潦倒…
(Definition of be on your uppers from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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