feel hard done-by Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"feel hard done-by" in British English

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feel hard done-by

(also feel hard done-to) UK to ​feel that you have been ​treatedunfairly: I'm ​feeling hard done-by because I've been taking ​care of the ​kids all ​week and Steve's been out every ​night.
(Definition of feel hard done-by from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “feel hard done-by”
in Chinese (Simplified) 觉得受到不公正的对待…
in Chinese (Traditional) 覺得受到不公正的對待…
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