English version

be on a downer

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe on a downerbe on a downer informalBritish EnglishSAD/UNHAPPY to be sad or experiencing a series of sad events What’s up with Ruth? She’s been on a downer all week. downer
Examples from the Corpus
be on a downerLeeds can usually handle teams who are on a downer when we play them.
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