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dirt pooradjective

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very poor: In the ​tinytown where I ​grew up, my ​family and most of ​ourneighbors were dirt poor.
(Definition of dirt poor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dirt poor”
in Chinese (Simplified) 非常贫穷的,赤贫的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 非常貧窮的,赤貧的…
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