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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbroken-downˌbroken-ˈdown adjective  not working, or in very bad condition a broken-down truck
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broken-downSitting on a broken-down couch in the cluttered Casa Maria headquarters, Flagg chuckles at that particular take.With these memories, I expected Galway City, my destination, to be a hopeless, broken-down kind of place.Benji can look like a broken-down old cab horse with a real novice on his back or he can look really smart.His reward for helping to fix the broken-down Time Machine is to travel to a time of his choice.a broken-down trailerWith his broken-down truck and borrowed electricity, Carvel was the prototypical sole proprietor.Ali turned immediately to his right and climbed over a broken-down wall.
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