In an unfavorable situation; at a disadvantage: with his pension benefits, he shouldn’t be too badly off she was a lot worse off before the divorce
More example sentences
- Consider first those people who are badly off: those who are suffering, or destitute, or those whose fundamental needs have not been met.
- And Salvadore says there are others as badly off.
- So document-wise, I'm not too badly off, either.
Definition of badly off in:
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