down and out : Idioms in English

down and out

to describe a person who last lost all of their money and/or are having a difficult time in life.
Usage:
Ryan had been down and out for so long that he decided to start a new career and a get new outlook on life.

down and out in News

  • Nolte is down & out, plus more LOL pics

    Nick Nolte is Down and Out in Beverly Hills. When using Facebook Connect your image and name may display on Wonderwall. All Privacy Settings are controlled by Facebook
    on July 8, 2013 Source: NBC NEWS

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