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slump down

[for someone] to collapse and fall down; [for someone] to crumple. The shot hit Max and he slumped down. Suddenly, Mr. Wilson slumped down in pain.
See also: down, slump

slump down in(to) something

[for someone] to bend down or collapse into something, such as a chair or bed. Gary grabbed at his chest and slumped down into the bed. He slumped down into the chair and draped himself over the arm.
See also: down, slump

slump over

[for someone] to collapse and fall over forward in a sitting position. Just after the gunshot, Bruno slumped over and slid from his chair.
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To break out of the slump, you have to start taking massive action.
I hope you enjoy our Apple Cinnamon Slump as much as we have.
The worst hit workers in the UK are Hammersmith & Fulham who have seen their earnings slump by nearly half.
Some athletes reported rarely or never experiencing an unexplained slump (23%), but most athletes reported that unexplained slumps were an occasional problem throughout their sporting career (54%).
Studies have found that taking regular breaks does in fact lead to increased productivity when at work and taking between five to 15 minutes can really help to combat your afternoon slump.
Regarding his appointment, Slump remarked, "This market has become nothing short of dynamic and Cellnet, with a longstanding focus on both innovation and value to the customer, is the established market leader in advanced infrastructure solutions today.
1) Joakim Noah and Florida have lost three out of their past four games, but the Gators had a similar late-season slump in 2006 and still won the NCAA title.
THE September slump in convertible car values may become a thing of the past as steel-folding roofs take over from the traditional fabric tops.
There will be little risk of a sharp slump in house prices or an accident among domestic mortgage lending institutions.
While the housing market has been in a slump for some time now, the recent spate of mining activity bodes well for the housing industry.
The latest slump was blamed on the US, where disappointing third quarter earnings updates from a clutch of pharmaceuticals companies sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq 2pc lower.
But a few EAF mills have closed down as a result of the prolonged steel slump, and Birmingham Steel Corp.
The RICS has also dismissed "alarmist" claims made by financial information group Experian, that Rugby, Warwick and Styvechale are at serious risk of a slump.
It's the same as other slumps I have had - a slump is a slump," said Faldo after shooting 73 for 219.
When the player goes into a batting slump, Gil becomes, well, fanatic about him, will do and does anything if it will help get him back in the groove.