Have seen better days 今非昔比 光彩不再

When something looks old or in bad condition, you can use this phrase.
Use this phrase to describe something that is no longer new.

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“Have seen better days” 這四個簡單的詞語湊在一起可形容曾盛及一時,光鮮亮麗的事物,現已過鼎盛時期,光彩不再,破舊不堪。

例句

I’ve had my car for years. It’s definitely seen better days.
我的車開了好多年了,現在已經非常破舊了。

Your bag’s seen better days. You should get a new one.
你的包很舊了,應該買新的了。

My garden has seen better days. It’s turning into a jungle.
我的花園以前鬱鬱蔥蔥,蜂飛蝶舞,但現在亂七八糟,雜草叢生。

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