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the bottom of the heap

People who are at the ​bottom of the heap are ​poor and ​unsuccessful and have the ​lowestposition in ​society.
(Definition of the bottom of the heap from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the bottom of the heap”
in Chinese (Simplified) 社会的最底层…
in Chinese (Traditional) 社會的最底層…
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