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sick as a parrot

UK humorous slang
very disappointed: He was sick as a parrot when his team lost the match.
Translations of “sick as a parrot”
in Chinese (Traditional) 非常失望,非常掃興…
in Chinese (Simplified) 非常失望,非常扫兴…
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