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knacker's yardnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈnæk.əzˌjɑːd/  us   /-ɚzˌjɑːrd/
a ​place where ​old or ​injuredhorses are ​killed: informal figurative The ​state of the ​economy has ​led to many ​smallbusinessesending up in the knacker's ​yard (= ​failingcompletely).
(Definition of knacker's yard from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “knacker's yard”
in Chinese (Simplified) 老弱马匹屠宰场…
in Chinese (Traditional) 老弱馬匹屠宰場…
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