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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “be half the dancer/writer, etc. you used to be”

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be half the dancer/writer, etc. you used to be

to be much less good at doing something than you used to be
舞跳得/文章写得等比过去差远了(表示某事做得远不及从前)
She's half the tennis-player she used to be.
她网球打得比过去差远了。
Deteriorating and making worse
Translations of “be half the dancer/writer, etc. you used to be”
in Chinese (Traditional) 舞跳得/文章寫得等比過去差遠了(表示某事做得遠不及從前)…
(Definition of be half the dancer/writer, etc. you used to be from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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