Meaning of “be in a bad way” in the English Dictionary

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"be in a bad way" in British English

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be in a bad way


to be ill, unhappy, or in a bad state:

She was thin and tired-looking and generally in a bad way.
After five years of war, the country was in a bad way.

(Definition of “be in a bad way” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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