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  1. tatulik

    what does it mean?

    Will you please explainwhat does'a sick man of East Asia'mean?
    Thank you

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    Re: what does it mean?

    We use the phrase 'sick man' to describe a country or organisation that is not performing as well as the others in the same area or group. Therefore, the sick man of Asia would be a country that was falling behind the countries making progress.


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