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Definición de “basket case” en inglés

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basket case

noun [C] uk   us  

basket case noun [C] (PERSON)

informal someone who is extremely nervous or anxious and is therefore unable to organize their life: By the end of the course I was a complete basket case.

basket case noun [C] (COUNTRY/COMPANY)

a country or company that is very unsuccessful financially: 20 years ago the country was an economic basket case.
(Definition of basket case from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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