Definición de skid row en inglés:

skid row

Silabificación: skid row
Pronunciación: /ˌskid ˈrō
 
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sustantivo

informal , chiefly North American
  • 1A run-down part of a town frequented by vagrants, alcoholics, and drug addicts.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Here the Boulevard was a skid row of motels, shabby apartments, sad souvenir stands, pornography stores, and pawn shops.
    • Their skid row operates 24 hours; its cycles are tied to county checks and busy shelter kitchens.
    • On a Washington skid row, eyeless bums peddle the newest nose candy.
  • 1.1A desperately unfortunate or difficult situation: I don’t want to end up on skid row
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Fantastic news but obviously buries the fact that her solo career had completely died and she was now on skid row as far as her career was concerned.
    • Anyway, a few sex shops are left on skid row and one of them, The Exclusive Shop, has a video theatre upstairs.
    • Who wants to hit rock bottom, derelict, skid row, with no friend or family or home?

Origen

1930s: alteration of skid road.

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