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have seen better days

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhave seen better dayshave seen better daysinformalCONDITION/STATE OF something to be in a bad condition Her hat had seen better days. see
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have seen better daysMs. Davis's car had certainly seen better days.Virginia's car had definitely seen better days.We are working at Nanking University, in rather cramped and primitive conditions, for the buildings have seen better days.
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