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    to come to a pretty poor pass

    What is the meaning of the phrase "come to a pretty poor pass" and how could I paraphrase it?


    (Context: It's come to a pretty poor pass when the US is prepared to investigate and prosecute on bribery and corruption - and our Labour government is ducking and diving. )

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    Re: to come to a pretty poor pass

    Hello lukre!

    It means "It is a sorry/sad state of affairs..."

    finta

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