Значение идиомы short end

[short end] {n.} The worst or most unpleasant part.

The new boygot the short end of it because all the comfortable beds in thedormitory had been taken before he arrived.

The girls who servedrefreshments at the party got the short end of it. When everybody hadbeen served, there was no cake left for them.


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