be badly off for (something)(redirected from been badly off for)
be badly off for (something)
To be without enough of something that is needed. Primarily heard in UK. I hope you get paid soon, we are badly off for groceries in the house.
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be badly ˈoff for something(British English) not have enough of something: My father also studied history at college, so I’m not badly off for books (= I’ve got quite a lot).
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