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    Dear teachers,

    Would you tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    Jeremiah Ecks is a washed-up former FBI agent who spends his time mourning the loss of his deceased wife.

    washed up = no longer successful or needed; no longer effective, capable or valuable; finished; done; at the end of the line/ road; over the hill; rejected; unwanted

    Thanks for your efforts.



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