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Meaning of “have seen better days” in the English Dictionary

"have seen better days" in British English

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have seen better days

to be ​old and in ​badcondition: That ​jacket has ​seenbetterdays. Why don't you get a new one?
(Definition of have seen better days from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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have seen better days

to be ​old and in ​badcondition: This jacket’s ​seenbetterdays.
(Definition of have seen better days from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “have seen better days”
in Chinese (Simplified) 已经破败, 光彩不再…
in Chinese (Traditional) 已經破敗, 風光不再…
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