in a sorry state(redirected from a sorry state)
Like this video? Subscribe to our free daily email and get a new idiom video every day!
in a sorry state
In a pitiful, dysfunctional, or abject condition. My business was in a sorry state after I left it under the control of my brother. John's been in a sorry state lately—I think he's taken up drinking again.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.