to be in the doldrums


to be in the doldrums
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  • (the) doldrums — the doldrums UK [ˈdɒldrəmz] UK [ˈdəʊldrəmz] US [ˈdoʊldrəmz] US [ˈdɑldrəmz] noun [plural] a situation in which there is a lack of success, activity, or improvement He’s just the player the team needs to lift it out of the doldrums. in the doldrums …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Doldrums (Haunted Graffiti 2; Reissue) — Infobox Album | Name = The Doldrums (Haunted Graffiti 2) Type = Album Artist = Ariel Pink Released = 2004 Recorded = 2001 2003 Genre = Lo Fi/Psychedelic pop Length = 62:10 Label = Paw Tracks Producer = Ariel Pink Reviews = * Various… …   Wikipedia

  • the doldrums — UK [ˈdɒldrəmz] / UK [ˈdəʊldrəmz] / US [ˈdoʊldrəmz] / US [ˈdɑldrəmz] noun [plural] a situation in which there is a lack of success, activity, or improvement He s just the player the team needs to lift it out of the doldrums. in the doldrums: After …   English dictionary

  • the doldrums — 1》 a state of stagnation or depression. → doldrums …   English new terms dictionary

  • To be in the doldrums — doldrums dol drums (d[o^]l dr[u^]mz), n. pl. [Cf. Gael. doltrum grief, vexation?] A part of the ocean near the equator, abounding in calms, squalls, and light, baffling winds, which sometimes prevent all progress for weeks; so called by sailors.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in the doldrums — 1. lacking activity or progress. When the economy is in the doldrums, every business feels the effects. 2. feeling sad and lacking the energy to do anything. He s been in the doldrums since his girlfriend left for college. Etymology: based on the …   New idioms dictionary

  • be in the doldrums — 1. if a business, an economy or a person s job is in the doldrums, it is not very successful and nothing new is happening in it. High street spending remains in the doldrums and retailers do not expect an imminent recovery. 2. to feel sad and to… …   New idioms dictionary

  • out of the doldrums — be in the doldrums if a business, an economy or a person s job is in the doldrums, it is not very successful and nothing new is happening in it. A cut in interest rates will be needed to lift the property market out of the doldrums …   New idioms dictionary

  • in the doldrums —    To say that a person, a business or the economy in general is in the doldrums means that the situation is gloomy and that nothing new is happening.     Despite the recent measures, the economy is in the doldrums …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • down in the doldrums — If somebody s down in the doldrums, they are depressed and lacking energy …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • in\ the\ doldrums — adj. phr. Inactive; sluggish; depressed. The news of our factory s going out of business put all of us in the doldrums …   Словарь американских идиом

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