French translation of 'badly off'
or bad off (US)
- (in general)
to be badly off
être à plaindre
⇒ They are not too badly off.
Ils ne sont pas trop à plaindre.
⇒ There are people much worse off than me.
Il y a des gens qui sont beaucoup plus à plaindre que moi.
Example Sentences Including 'badly off'
They were not badly off , but the accent here was on technology rather than ostentation.The Innocents at Home (A Superintendent Kenworthy novel)
John, by contrast, was comparatively badly off , starting to make his way as a publisher, always somewhat overshadowed by his brother.Dare Call It Treason
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Translation of badly off from the Collins English to French Dictionary