(down) in the dumps Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"(down) in the dumps" in British English

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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.
(Definition of (down) in the dumps from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"down in the dumps" in American English

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down in the dumps

unhappy: She’s down in the ​dumps because all her ​friends are out of ​town.
(Definition of down in the dumps from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “(down) in the dumps”
in Chinese (Simplified) 情绪低落,不高兴…
in Chinese (Traditional) 情緒低落,不高興…
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