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 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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