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come/go down in the world

mainly UK
to lose the money and high social rank that you had in the past: Fancy her taking a job like that - she's certainly come down in the world!
Translations of “come/go down in the world”
in Chinese (Traditional) 失勢,沒落…
in Chinese (Simplified) 失势,没落…
(Definition of come/go down in the world from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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