have got it bad


have got it bad
informal be very powerfully affected emotionally, esp. by love
be in a situation where one is treated badly or exploited

if you think you've got it bad now, how would you like to be paid to collect pebbles?

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have got it ˈbad idiom
(informal, humorous) to be very much in love

You're not seeing him again tonight, are you? That's five times this week— you've got it bad!

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