badly paid

adj.
Badly paid is used with these nouns: ↑job, ↑work

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • badly paid — if someone is badly paid, they do not earn much money, or they earn less money than is fair for the work they do a badly paid cleaning job …   English dictionary

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  • badly — bad|ly [ bædli ] (comparative worse [ wɜrs ] ; superlative worst [ wɜrst ] ) adverb *** 1. ) in a way that is not skillful, effective, or successful: She spoke French so badly I couldn t understand her. a badly organized meeting do badly… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • paid — [[t]pe͟ɪd[/t]] 1) Paid is the past tense and past participle of pay. 2) ADJ: ADJ n Paid workers, or people who do paid work, receive money for the work that they do. Apart from a small team of paid staff, the organisation consists of unpaid… …   English dictionary

  • badly */*/*/ — UK [ˈbædlɪ] / US adverb Word forms badly : comparative worse UK [wɜː(r)s] / US [wɜrs] superlative worst UK [wɜː(r)st] / US [wɜrst] 1) in a way that is not skilful, effective, or successful She spoke French so badly I couldn t understand her. a… …   English dictionary

  • badly off — worse off, worst off (in AM, also use bad off) 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If you are badly off, you are in a bad situation. The average working week in Japan is 42.3 hours, compared with 41.6 in the UK, so they are not too badly off. 2) ADJ… …   English dictionary

  • paid — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ highly, well ▪ a well paid job ▪ badly, poorly …   Collocations dictionary

  • badly — adv. Badly is used with these adjectives: ↑battered, ↑broken, ↑charred, ↑cracked, ↑decayed, ↑deformed, ↑flawed, ↑frightened, ↑handicapped, ↑hurt, ↑infected, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Russia — /rush euh/, n. 1. Also called Russian Empire. Russian, Rossiya. a former empire in E Europe and N and W Asia: overthrown by the Russian Revolution 1917. Cap.: St. Petersburg (1703 1917). 2. See Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 3. See Russian… …   Universalium

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