adj.be down on one's luck; be out of luck; fall on evil days; rough luck
What lousy luck! When I reached the station, the train had just left.
He will come to a bad end one of these days.
I'm having a really bad day.
He hit a bad patch this year, having two operations in three months.
- Note"倒霉" cannot be written as "倒楣".
- "倒" and "霉" can be combined as one word, or be used separately with other elements inserted.
What rotten luck it is to encounter such a thing.
Who hasn't been out of luck?