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skid row

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishskid rowskid row, Skid Row /ˌskɪd ˈrəʊ $ -ˈroʊ/ noun  1 be on skid row2 [uncountable] used to talk about a part of a city with a lot of old buildings in bad condition, where poor people who drink too much alcohol spend their time
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skid rowEven skid row smelled of eucalyptus.And if you want the best stand-up comedy available for a dollar, try a speaker meeting on skid row.It's a role with its antecedents in Mork - except this planet is not Ork but Manhattan's skid row.
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