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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdown-and-outˌdown-and-ˈout1 adjective  1 having no luck or money a down-and-out actor2 having no home and living on the street
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down-and-outBut he will still be organising 13,000 volunteers into bringing some kind of Christmas to 125,000 needy, lonely or down-and-out people.
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down-and-outˌdown-and-ˈout2 noun [countable]  British EnglishSSPOOR someone who has no home and who lives on the street
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down-and-outRichard Holmes was something of an expert at the game, but he ended up as a down-and-out by the end.
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