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come down in the world meaning

  "come down in the world" in a sentence
  • [American idiom]
    to lose one's social position or financial standing.
    Mr. Jones has really come down in the world since he lost his job.
    If I were unemployed, I'm sure I'd come down in the world, too.

  • [American slang]
    to lose one's social position or financial standing.
      Mr. Jones has really come down in the world since he lost his job.
      If I were unemployed, I'm sure I'd come down in the world, too.

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  1. he has come down in the world.
  2. the singer had come down in the world by1983
  3. the man whom i saw in the subway looked having come down in the world
  4. he is the son of a wealthy family, but he seems to have come down in the world
  5. "oh, really ? my dear fiona, you've come down in the world, haven't you?

Related Words

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  2. come close meaning
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  4. come down hard meaning
  5. come down hard on meaning
  6. come down off one's high horse meaning
  7. come down on meaning
  8. come down on like a ton of bricks meaning
  9. come down to meaning
  10. come down to earth meaning
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