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IDIOMS FOR DIFFERENT SITUATIONS 'WHEN YOU ARE SAD'" By- Niharika John Mehra Follow me on : https://unacademy.com/user/niharika 1192
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1. Down in the dumps Meaning : someone who is down in the dumps is depressed or feeling gloomy E g: Alex has been down in the dumps since he failed his exam. They have been down in the dumps since the court decided to shut down their company.
2. Cry one's eyes out Meaning : when someone cry a lot and for a long time Eg: Brian cried his eyes out when he discovered his bike had been stolen. She cried her eyes out on knowing that she is a cancer patient.
3. Face like a Wet week-end Meaning : if someone looks sad and miserable -Eg: What's wrong with Pete? He's got a face like a wet week-end! Jacob always has a face like a wet week-end since he lost his wife.
4. Heart sinks Meaning: when people feel very unhappy and hopeless Eg: Her heart sank when she saw the amount of work waiting for her. Since he has returned from USA, it seems as if his heart is sinking.
5. Hit rock bottom Meaning: to be at your worst point in a situation or in life Eg: Jane hit rock bottom knowing that her brother lost all money in gambling. They hit rock bottom when police told them their only son died in the accident.