English version

little people

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlittle peopleˈlittle ˌpeople noun [plural] 🔊 🔊 1 POORall the people in a country or organization who have no power 🔊 It’s the little people who bear the brunt of taxation.2 the little people
Examples from the Corpus
little peopleWhat Fussell is looking for are the records of the little people, to discover what the war was like for them.During recess, I checked whether the big people were bending low to listen to the little people.Because here, I thought, is where it starts, with the little people, in the local-union halls.
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