bottom fell out

bottom fell out

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  • bottom fell out —    When something causes a plan, project or venture to collapse or fail, the bottom falls out of it.     When heavy rain was announced, the bottom fell out of their plans for a beach party …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • (the) bottom fell out of something — the bottom fell out (of (something)) something suddenly lost value. When the bottom fell out of the real estate market, a lot of people lost a lot of money. Usage notes: usually used in the past tense …   New idioms dictionary

  • (the) bottom fell out of — the bottom fell out (of (something)) something suddenly lost value. When the bottom fell out of the real estate market, a lot of people lost a lot of money. Usage notes: usually used in the past tense …   New idioms dictionary

  • (the) bottom fell out — the bottom fell out (of (something)) something suddenly lost value. When the bottom fell out of the real estate market, a lot of people lost a lot of money. Usage notes: usually used in the past tense …   New idioms dictionary

  • the bottom fell out — the project stopped, the business failed, the wheels fall off    When the price of oil dropped, the bottom fell out of the oil industry in Alberta …   English idioms

  • bottom\ drop\ out — • bottom drop out • bottom fall out v. phr. informal 1. To fall below an earlier lowest price. The bottom dropped out of the price of peaches. 2. To lose all cheerful qualities; become very unhappy, cheerless, or unpleasant. The bottom dropped… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bottom\ fall\ out — • bottom drop out • bottom fall out v. phr. informal 1. To fall below an earlier lowest price. The bottom dropped out of the price of peaches. 2. To lose all cheerful qualities; become very unhappy, cheerless, or unpleasant. The bottom dropped… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bottom drop out — or[bottom fall out] {v. phr.} {informal} 1. To fall below an earlier lowest price. * /The bottom dropped out of the price of peaches./ 2. To lose all cheerful qualities; become very unhappy, cheerless, or unpleasant. * /The bottom dropped out of… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bottom drop out — or[bottom fall out] {v. phr.} {informal} 1. To fall below an earlier lowest price. * /The bottom dropped out of the price of peaches./ 2. To lose all cheerful qualities; become very unhappy, cheerless, or unpleasant. * /The bottom dropped out of… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • the bottom drops out of the market — the bottom drops/falls out of the market ► ECONOMICS, STOCK MARKET used when a product or share has reached its lowest price and people have stopped buying it: »The dot com bubble burst and the bottom fell out of the tech market. »When the bottom …   Financial and business terms

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