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be down on one's uppers

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  • down on one's luck — {adj.}, {informal} Having bad luck; having much trouble; not successful in life. * /Harry asked me to lend him ten dollars, because he was down on his luck./ * /The teacher is easy on Jane because Jane has been down on her luck lately./ Compare:… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • down on one's luck — {adj.}, {informal} Having bad luck; having much trouble; not successful in life. * /Harry asked me to lend him ten dollars, because he was down on his luck./ * /The teacher is easy on Jane because Jane has been down on her luck lately./ Compare:… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • down\ on\ one's\ luck — adj informal Having bad luck; having much trouble; not successful in life. Harry asked me to lend him ten dollars, because he was down on his luck. The teacher is easy on Jane because Jane has been down on her luck lately. Compare: hard row to… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on one's uppers — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Very poor. * /Mr. White had been out of work for several months and was on his uppers./ Compare: DOWN ON ONE S LUCK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on one's uppers — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Very poor. * /Mr. White had been out of work for several months and was on his uppers./ Compare: DOWN ON ONE S LUCK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on\ one's\ uppers — adj. phr. informal Very poor. Mr. White had been out of work for several months and was on his uppers. Compare: down on one s luck …   Словарь американских идиом

  • uppers, (down) on one's —  In destitute circumstances. Having bad fortune …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • down-and-out — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. needy, destitute, poor, on the skids. See poverty.Ant., well off, on easy street. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. broke, penniless, bankrupt, destitute, impoverished, *in the poorhouse, *on the… …   English dictionary for students

  • Humility — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Humility >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 humility humility humbleness Sgm: N 1 meekness meekness lowness Sgm: N 1 lowliness lowliness lowlihood Sgm: N 1 abasement abasement self abasement …   English dictionary for students

  • upper — /ˈʌpə / (say upuh) adjective 1. higher (than something implied) or highest, as in place, or position, or in a scale: the upper slopes of a mountain; upper register of a voice. 2. occupying or consisting of high or rising ground, or farther into… …  

  • The Animals — Para otros usos de este término, véase Animals. The Animals Datos generales Origen …   Wikipedia Español


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