English version

be/feel hard done by

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe/feel hard done bybe/feel hard done byinformalUNFAIR to be or feel unfairly treated As a child I felt hard done by, living so far away from my friends. hard
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be/feel hard done byHaving played in the previous winning Eisenhower Trophy team with distinction I think he can feel hard done by.Thomas felt hard done by, contested the will and lost.To any readers who feel hard done by or annoyed please accept my sincere apologies.You've every right to feel hard done by, so don't start thinking that you're being selfish.The idea of a passenger going without pudding and then leaving the aircraft feeling hard done by troubles them.
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