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dirt pooradjective

uk   /ˌdɜːt ˈpɔːr/  us   /ˌdɝːt ˈpʊr/ US
very poor: In the tiny town where I grew up, my family and most of our neighbors 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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