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    "tired onion"


    Does anyone know what "a tired onion" mean ?
    Here's the full sentence:
    "Heíll take the dregs of a bowl of homemade salsa, dump it into a pan with a can of black beans and half a tired onion, and ten minutes later, itís a very decent lunch."

    I googled it but found nothing.
    Does it mean the onion is not fresh?

    Help, please. Thanks.

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    Re: "tired onion"

    I am not a teacher.

    Yes. Maybe a bit dried up, but not rotten.

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