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lame ducknoun [C]

uk   us  

lame duck noun [C] (UNSUCCESSFUL)

an unsuccessful person or thing

lame duck noun [C] (POLITICS)

an elected official whose power is reduced because the person who will replace them has already been elected
Translations of “lame duck”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不成功的, 不太成功的人(或事物)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不成功的, 不太成功的人(或事物)…
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