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lame duck

noun [C]  us   /ˈleɪm ˈdʌk/
a person who still has time to serve in an elected position despite not being elected again in a recent election, with the result that the person has no real power
Translations of “lame duck”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不成功的, 不太成功的人(或事物)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不成功的, 不太成功的人(或事物)…
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