a shell of its former self

  • St. Nick

    Senior Member
    English
    Hi

    It means that although the team still exists, it no longer has the talent, spirit, and community support that it once had.

    The expression can be used in reference to any being or entity that has lost its enthusiasm, optimism, and spirit to advance.
     

    cma9nn

    Member
    Persian - Iran
    Hi
    I encountered to this phrase too.
    but I did'nt understand it.
    in a fight, a guy tell it to other.
    shell of your former self!
     
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