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get the short end of the stick

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to ​suffer the ​badeffects of a ​situation: The ​people who get the short end of the ​stick are those whose ​income is just too high to ​qualify for ​help from the ​government.
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Translations of “get the short end of the stick”
in Chinese (Simplified) 倒霉,承受某情况的恶果…
in Chinese (Traditional) 倒楣,承受某情況的惡果…
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