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Somebody who has lost everything and is very poor: “He’s ________.”

DOWN AND OUT 239
BROKE 176
DEAD BROKE 98
DESTITUTE 98
PAUPER 93
POVERTY-STRICKEN 59
BANKRUPT 44
FLAT BROKE 44
NR 34
CLEANED OUT 28
FLAT 26
PENNILESS 21
BUSTED 18
DOWN ON HIS LUCK 12
POOR 12
WIPED OUT 12
HIT ROCK BOTTOM 11
ON HIS UPPERS 11
ON THE ROCKS 9
HAD IT 7
HARD UP 7
HIT THE ROCK BOTTOM 6
IN BAD SHAPE 6
DESPERATE 5
DOWN 5
FLAT BUSTED 5
IMPOVERISHED 5
HIT THE BOTTOM 4
IN A BAD WAY 4
LOST HIS SHIRT 4
ON WELFARE 4
STRAPPED 4
UP AGAINST IT 4
BAD OFF 3
CLEANED 3
DIRT POOR 3
LOST EVERYTHING HE HAD 3
ON THE HOG 3
RUINED 3
STONE BROKE 3
UNFORTUNATE 3
VERY POOR 3
WASHED OUT 3
BEGGAR 2
COMPLETELY BROKE 2
DOWN AT THE HEELS 2
DOWN IN THE DUMPS 2
DOWN ON HIS HEELS 2
DOWN TO BEDROCK 2
FINISHED 2
GONE BANKRUPT 2
GONE BROKE 2
HAS-BEEN 2
HIT THE SKIDS 2
IN BANKRUPTCY 2
IN POVERTY 2
IN THE DUMPS 2
INDIGENT 2
LOST EVERYTHING 2
LOST HIS PANTS 2
LOST THE SHIRT OFF HIS BACK 2
ON RELIEF 2
OUT OF LUCK 2
OUTCAST 2
PITIFUL 2
POOR AS A BEGGAR 2
POOR AS JOB’S TURKEY 2
POOR MAN 2
READY FOR THE POORHOUSE 2
REALLY BROKE 2
WASHED UP 2
AFOOT 1
AIN’T GOT A SOU 1
ALL WASHED UP 1
ALMOST A PORPER 1
AT HIS ROPE’S END 1
AT ROCK BOTTOM 1
BAD SHAPE 1
BAREFOOTED 1
BEEN REDUCED TO PENURY 1
BEEN THROUGH THE WRINGER 1
BEEN TO THE CLEANER’S 1
BEHIND THE EIGHT BALL 1
BROKE FLAT 1
BROKE FOR SURE 1
BUMMER 1
CHURCH MOUSE 1
CLEAR DOWN AND OUT 1
COLLECTING WELFARE 1
COME DOWN IN THE WORLD 1
COMPLETELY CLEAN 1
COMPLETELY SUNK 1
COMPLETELY WIPED OUT 1
DEAD 1
DEAD-BROKE 1
DEPENDENT 1
DESITUTE 1
DESOLATE 1
DESPIT 1
DOESN’T HAVE A DIME 1
DONE FOR 1
DON’T KNOW WHERE HIS NEXT MEAL’S COMING FROM 1
DOWN IN THE DUMPS FINANCIALLY 1
DOWN ON HIS ASS 1
DOWN ON HIS HEEL 1
DOWN ON IT 1
DOWN ON THE BOOTS 1
DOWN THE HILL NOW 1
DOWN TO HIS LAST NICKEL 1
DOWN TO HIS VERY LAST 1
DOWN TO ROCK BOTTOM 1
DOWN TO THE BOTTOM OF THE BARREL 1
“DOWN, HE AIN’T GOT NOTHIN'” 1
DOWN-HEARTED 1
EKING IT OUT 1
ENTIRELY BROKE 1
ENTIRELY WITHOUT FUNDS 1
FARTED IT ALL OFF 1
FINANCIALLY BUSTED 1
FINANCIALLY EMBARRASSED 1
FINANCIALLY IN TROUBLE 1
FLAT ON HIS ASS 1
FLAT ON HIS BACK 1
FLOPPED 1
GOIN’ TO THE POORHOUSE 1
GONE BUSTED 1
GONE CLEAN TO THE WALL 1
GONE TO THE CLEANER’S 1
GONE TO THE DOGS 1
HAD A TOUGH BREAK 1
HAD BAD LUCK 1
HAD HARD LUCK 1
HAD IT ROUGH 1
HAD REVERSES 1
HARD LUCK 1
HARD LUCK CASE 1
HASN’T A DIME TO HIS NAME 1
HIT BOTTOM 1
HIT HARD LUCK 1
HURTING 1
IN A DESPERATE SITUATION 1
IN A HOLE 1
IN A STRAITENED POSITION 1
IN AN AWFUL SHAPE 1
IN BAD SHAPE FINANCIALLY 1
IN DESPERATE NEED 1
IN FINANCIAL DIFFICULTY 1
IN HARD LUCK 1
IN THE HOLE 1
IN TOUGH CIRCUMSTANCE 1
JUST PLAIN BROKE 1
LIVING HAND-TO-MOUTH 1
LOSER 1
LOST CAUSE 1
MISERABLE 1
MOUSE-POOR 1
NEED 1
NEEDS HELP 1
NEXT THING TO A BEGGAR 1
NH 1
NIGGER-POOR 1
NO GOOD 1
ON CHARITY 1
ON HIS FEET 1
ON HIS FEET AGAIN 1
ON HIS LAST GO 1
ON ROCK BOTTOM 1
ON THE BOTTOM OF THE HEAP 1
ON THE BUM 1
ON THE COUNTY 1
ON THE DOLE 1
ON THE ROAD TO THE POORHOUSE 1
ON THE SKIDS 1
ONE JUMP AHEAD OF THE POORHOUSE 1
OUT OF IT 1
OUT ON THE COUNTY 1
PAUPER NOW 1
PAUPERIZED 1
PAUPEROUS 1
PERMANENT PAUPER 1
POOR CREDIT RISK 1
POORER THAN A CHURCH MOUSE 1
PORPOISE 1
POVERTY-STRUCK 1
PRACTICALLY A PAUPER 1
REACHED THE END OF HIS ROPE 1
READY FOR WELFARE 1
REAL POOR 1
REALLY BUSTED 1
REALLY HARD UP 1
REALLY POOR 1
REALLY UP AGAINST IT 1
RIGHT ON THE ROCKS 1
ROCK BOTTOM 1
RUN DOWN 1
RUN THROUGH HIS MONEY 1
SCRATCHING THE BOTTOM OF THE BARREL 1
SEEN BETTER DAYS 1
SO POOR HE DOESN’T HAVE A POT TO PEE IN OR A WINDOW TO THROW IT OUT OF 1
STONY BROKE 1
STRANDED 1
SUNK 1
SURE UP AGAINST IT 1
THROUGH 1
TOWN PAUPER 1
UNDERPRIVILEGED 1
“UPTIGHT, WITHOUT A DOUBT” 1
VERY HARD UP 1
WAY DOWN 1
WAY OUT 1
WELFARE CASE 1
WELFARE CLIENT 1
WE’LL HAVE TO TAKE UP A COLLECTION FOR HIM 1
WENT BROKE 1
WENT BUST 1
WENT DOWN THE DRAIN 1
WENT FOR BROKE 1
WENT THROUGH HIMSELF 1
WENT THROUGH HIS MONEY 1

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