doom and gloom


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doom and gloom

the feeling that a situation is bad and is not likely to improve Come on, it's not all doom and gloom, if we make a real effort we could still win.
See also: and, doom, gloom
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Losing 4-2 is never nice and it was doom and gloom STUART KETTLEWELL ARABS AGONY Kettlewell
James Howell said: "Seems to be a lot more doom and gloom amongst Boro fans than last year, when we lost to Barnsley.
While there is a lot of doom and gloom about I can't remember Mr Rabbitte complaining about RTE broadcasting any amount of misery when Fianna Fail were in office.
And in this sense, doom and gloom can make us more carefree rather than less.
IN these times of doom and gloom, I thought it only just to write this letter in the hope that it may bring a smile to the faces of those who read it.
I've had enough of the doom and gloom in the air and I wanted to show something completely positive floating up in the sky," he said.
Scott reads in a somber monotone, and it works well here, evoking the doom and gloom of King's apocalyptic world.
There is a cottage industry churning out press releases chronicling how Ford lied to the public, its vehicles desecrate the land, and all manner of doom and gloom will result.
A POOR credit rating would once have led to doom and gloom for anyone applying for a mortgage.
But just as there is humor (albeit avowedly dark) and even an occasional glimmer of optimism to be found in Oldham's lyrics, so Rielly's canvases are not all doom and gloom.
Yes, times have changed, and I am not about to signal doom and gloom.
The talk of doom and gloom that was quite pervasive, we don't have that anymore.
Looking into his crystal ball the chairman forecasts doom and gloom, and as spreading doom and gloom are the mainstays of Plaid's party policy, I was not surprised.
If the news is all doom and gloom in the mining and forestry industry, it is not evident in the dynamic planning of its parent company, United Supply, and the direction set out by owner Ross Woodward, who recently created a metal fabrication and engineering division known as Steeltec.
America became so accustomed to aggressive, unprecedented growth over the past five to seven years, which far outpaced GDP growth, that the recent slowdown has generated considerable doom and gloom reaction," Rutherford continued.