be the worse for wear

be the worse for wear а) износиться, быть поношенным; б) истощиться

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • the worse for wear — 1. Showing signs of wear, worn 2. Showing signs of exhaustion, intoxication, etc (informal) • • • Main Entry: ↑wear the worse for wear 1. Worn or shabby from use 2. In a poor state of health, drunk (informal) • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • the worse for wear — ► the worse for wear informal 1) worn. 2) feeling rather unwell, especially as a result of drinking too much alcohol. Main Entry: ↑worse …   English terms dictionary

  • the worse for wear — informal 1) old or damaged The furniture was a bit the worse for wear, but the house was clean. 2) drunk He came back slightly the worse for wear after a night out …   English dictionary

  • (the) worse for wear — 1. damaged from use. The old picnic table is looking the worse for wear, but it should last another year. 2. tired from hard work. After our dog had her puppies, she definitely looked the worse for wear …   New idioms dictionary

  • the worse for wear —    If someone or something is the worse for wear, they are in poor condition, either worn, damaged or tired.     He came back from New York rather the worse for wear! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • (the) worse for wear —    drunk    No longer in pristine condition:     Arrived home at four, rather the worse for wear. (Matthew, 1978)    See also the worse …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • the worse for wear — informal 1》 worn. 2》 feeling rather unwell, especially as a result of drinking too much alcohol. → worse …   English new terms dictionary

  • (the) worse for wear — …   Useful english dictionary

  • be the worse for wear — 1. if something is the worse for wear, it is in bad condition or damaged because it has been used a lot. This sofa is rather the worse for wear, but it will have to do until we can afford a new one. 2. someone who is the worse for wear is very… …   New idioms dictionary

  • none the worse for wear — not hurt or damaged, still in good condition, okay    The immigrants were none the worse for wear after their wagon trip across the prairie …   English idioms

  • worse for wear — {adj. phr.} Not as good as new; worn out; damaged by use. Used with the . * /Her favorite tablecloth was beginning to look the worse for wear./ Often used with none to mean: as good as new. * /The doll was Mary s favorite toy but it was none the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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