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Idiom of the week – Bottom out

Posted by englishlessons on December 17, 2012


hit the lowest level


Some experts predict that housing prices have bottomed out and will be rising in the future.

Looking back, I realize that our relationship bottomed out last year. Since then, it has been steadily improving.

Note: Variations on this idiom include: “hit rock bottom”

Picture it:

Picture reaching the lowest point, a place where it is not possible to go down any further. The expectation is that movement will be upward from this point.

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