Meaning of “sb couldn't act, argue, fight, etc. their way out of a paper bag” in the English Dictionary

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"sb couldn't act, argue, fight, etc. their way out of a paper bag" in British English

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sb couldn't act, argue, fight, etc. their way out of a paper bag

humorous

said about someone you think has no energy or ability

(Definition of “sb couldn't act, argue, fight, etc. their way out of a paper bag” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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