come/go down in the world Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “come/go down in the world” in the English Dictionary

"come/go down in the world" in British English

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come/go down in the world

mainly UK to ​lose the ​money and high ​socialrank that you had in the past: Fancy her taking a ​job like that - she's ​certainly come down in the ​world!
(Definition of come/go down in the world from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “come/go down in the world”
in Chinese (Simplified) 失势,没落…
in Chinese (Traditional) 失勢,沒落…
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