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(down) in the dumps

C2 unhappy: She's a bit down in the dumps because she failed one of her exams.
Translations of “(down) in the dumps”
in Chinese (Traditional) 情緒低落,不高興…
in Chinese (Simplified) 情绪低落,不高兴…
(Definition of (down) in the dumps from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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