be down on your luck Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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be down on your luck

to be ​experiencing a ​badsituation or to have very little ​money: He's been down on his luck ​recently.
(Definition of be down on your luck from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be down on your luck”
in Chinese (Simplified) 运气不济,不走运…
in Chinese (Traditional) 運氣不濟,不走運…
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