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down-at-heel

adjective uk   us   /ˌdaʊn.ətˈhɪəl/ (US also down-at-the-heel, down-at-the-heels)
wearing old clothes, or in a bad condition, because of not having much money: She had a decidedly down-at-heel appearance. He worked in a down-at-heel café.
Translations of “down-at-heel”
in Chinese (Traditional) 衣衫破舊的, 潦倒的, 破落的,破敗的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 衣衫破旧的, 潦倒的, 破落的,破败的…
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