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English definition of “a damsel in distress”

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a damsel in distress

humorous
a young woman who is in trouble and needs a man's help
Translations of “a damsel in distress”
in Chinese (Traditional) 等待英雄救美的少女, 落難女子…
in Chinese (Simplified) 等待英雄搭救的少女, 落难女子…
(Definition of a damsel in distress from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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