seen better days

seen better days
Seen better days
If something's seen better days, it has aged badly and visibly compared to when it was new. The phrase can also be used to describe people.

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  • seen better days —    If something s seen better days, it has aged badly and visibly compared to when it was new. The phrase can also be used to describe people.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If something has seen better days, it has aged visibly in… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • seen better days — tv. showing signs of wear or exhaustion. (Always a past participle.) □ This coat has seen better days. □ The pitcher has seen better days. He’s about through on this team, I think …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • seen better days — not in good condition, worn out    This jacket has seen better days. Look how the sleeves are worn …   English idioms

  • Seen better days —   If something s seen better days, it has aged badly and visibly compared to when it was new. The phrase can also be used to describe people …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • have seen better days — ● see * * * have seen better days informal phrase to be in bad condition That old couch has seen better days. Thesaurus: in a bad conditionhyponym condition of somethingsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • have seen better days — See: SEE BETTER DAYS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have seen better days — See: SEE BETTER DAYS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have seen better days — humorous if something or someone has seen better days, they are not in such a good condition as they used to be. Our washing machine has seen better days. We were met at the hotel entrance by an ageing porter who had evidently seen better days …   New idioms dictionary

  • has seen better days — see ↑better, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑see …   Useful english dictionary

  • have seen better days — verb To be in poor condition, to be worn out. Your sofa has certainly seen better days, isnt it time you got a new one? …   Wiktionary

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