fall out of bed


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fall out of bed

1. Literally, to tumble out of one's bed. I can't believe I woke up on the floor—I must have fallen out of bed last night.
2. By extension, to drop quickly and significantly. Yikes, the stock market really fell out of bed this morning—look at how low those numbers are.
See also: bed, fall, of, out
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fall out of bed

 
1. Lit. to roll out of one's bed onto the floor. I fell out of bed and broke my arm. Billy fell out of bed and started to cry.
2. Fig. [for a measurement] to drop very low very fast. The major stock averages fell out of bed today as the market suffered its second severe crash in two months. The temperature fell out of bed last night.
See also: bed, fall, of, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

fall out of bed

AMERICAN, INFORMAL
If the level or value of something falls out of bed, it becomes lower very quickly. The stock market fell out of bed yesterday.
See also: bed, fall, of, out
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

fall out of bed

suffer financial or commercial collapse. North American informal euphemistic
See also: bed, fall, of, out
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

fall out of bed

in. to fall far down, as with the drop in some measurement. The temperature really fell out of bed last night! It was twenty-three below!
See also: bed, fall, of, out
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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