hit rock bottom

Hit rock bottom
When someone hits rock bottom, they reach a point in life where things could not get any worse.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • hit rock bottom — to reach the lowest possible level or be in the worst possible situation. She used illegal drugs for eight years and quit before she hit rock bottom. The department has reached rock bottom, with employees being fired and supervisors facing… …   New idioms dictionary

  • hit rock bottom — feel very unfortunate, feel very depressed    After his farm was seized, he hit rock bottom lost all hope …   English idioms

  • hit rock bottom — In the stock market, mining hit rock bottom while cows steered into a bull market …   English expressions

  • hit rock bottom — reach the very lowest level …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rock bottom — ˌrock ˈbottom adjective rock bottom price/​rate/​level etc COMMERCE a price etc that is as low as it can possibly be: • He was forced to sell his goods at rock bottom prices. • Interest rates in Japan are already at rock bottom levels. rock… …   Financial and business terms

  • rock-bottom — ˌrock ˈbottom adjective rock bottom price/​rate/​level etc COMMERCE a price etc that is as low as it can possibly be: • He was forced to sell his goods at rock bottom prices. • Interest rates in Japan are already at rock bottom levels. rock… …   Financial and business terms

  • rock bottom — n hit/reach rock bottom informal to become as unhappy, unpleasant, or unsuccessful as it is possible to be ▪ My personal life had hit rock bottom …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rock bottom — noun the absolute bottom • Hypernyms: ↑bottom * * * noun : the absolute bottom, foundation, or core all human beings … are, at rock bottom, psychologically primitive Edward Sapir * * * the very lowest level: He went bankrupt and touched rock… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rock bottom — 1. the lowest possible level. The morale of prison officers is at rock bottom. The president s opinion poll ratings have hit rock bottom. 2. if you are at rock bottom, you are the most unhappy you have ever been in your life. I d never felt so… …   New idioms dictionary

  • rock bottom — also rock bottom 1) N UNCOUNT If something has reached rock bottom, it is at such a low level that it cannot go any lower. Morale in the armed forces was at rock bottom... Prices have hit rock bottom. 2) N UNCOUNT If someone has reached rock… …   English dictionary

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