down-at-heel translation | English-Spanish dictionary

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down-at-heel

  
   adj  
[person, appearance]  
desastrado  
[bar, café]  
de mala muerte  
[shoes]  
gastado
Translation English - Spanish Collins Dictionary  
down-at-heel adj.
gastado

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"down-at-heel": examples and translations in context
While in prison, the real Leon Hamilton met down-at-heel prison guard Vincent Carter... recently divorced, broke, not much of a future to look forward to. Mientras estaba en la cárcel, el verdadero Leon Hamilton conoció al guardia venido a menos Vincent Carter... recientemente divorciado, arruinado, sin mucho futuro por delante.
Oxford, in fact, is looking more and more like an ancient, down-at-heel uncle. Oxford se ve cada vez más como un viejo tío desaliñado.
This can only be interpreted as an expression of total incompetence on the part of the Commission and as a lack of will in a system characterised by a down-at-heel administrative culture. Esto solo se puede interpretar como una expresión de incompetencia total por parte de la Comisión y como falta de voluntad en un sistema caracterizado por una cultura administrativa pobre.
Couldn't stay all my life down at heel No puedo quedarme toda mi vida debajo del talón
No, there was something else about him though, he seemed... down at heel, you know? No, pero hubo algo que me llamó la atención, parecía... desaliñado, ¿sabes?
Now they're common, but some years ago girls wore them down at the heels, as if they were slippers. Ahora son normales en cambio, años atrás, había algunas muchachas que las llevaban aplastadas por detrás, casi como pantuflas.
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