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know when you are well off

If you do not ​know when you are well off, you do not ​understand that ​yourpresentsituation is good ​compared with other people's or with what it might be like: She's always ​complaining about her ​car - she doesn't ​know when she's well off (= she's ​lucky to have a ​careven if it's ​bad)!
(Definition of know when you are well off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “know when you are well off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 知足…
in Chinese (Traditional) 知足…
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