down and out
Adjective

down and out (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) In a condition of poverty or debility, especially as a result of experiencing a financial or personal setback.
    People who are down and out need some place to turn.
    "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out" (blues standard by Jimmy Cox ↗)
    "Didn't take too long 'fore I found out
    What people mean by down and out" ("Black Dog" by Led Zeppelin, 1971)
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