at a low ebb


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Related to at a low ebb: rub off, turn up, pick up on, on the back burner, put on the spot, give it a shot, cut some slack

at a low ebb

At a low point, in a state of decline or depression. For example, The current recession has put our business at a low ebb. This idiom transfers the low point of a tide to a decline in human affairs. [Mid-1600s]
See also: ebb, low