it's all downhill

it's all downhill

1. Something is steadily worsening. Once my parents open my report card and see how bad my grades are, it's all downhill from there.
2. Something is increasingly easy (as if literally traveling downhill, as opposed to uphill). I'm sure I can finish the rest of the experiment on my own—it's all downhill from here.
See also: all, downhill

it's all downhill

Also, it's all uphill from here. See under downhill all the way.
See also: all, downhill
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Mr Dewhurst said: "I would say it's all downhill from here - but some people do actually like the rain.
It's all downhill from there: Dress the salad, arrange it on a platter, pour a glass of wine and eat outside.
In fact, some would say that it's all downhill from there.
A Up until the age of 30 our muscles naturally grow larger and stronger, but from then on it's all downhill unless we do something about it.
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But I don't want to tell my kids that it's all downhill from here.
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It's all downhill after that, which means I must be treading water at the bottom of a particularly mucky mill pond.
It's all downhill from there: Soon, the cops arrive, and the film's real drama begins to unfurl.
It's all downhill to Christmas once the sun has set on June 21st before you know it you'll be cosying up with slippers and jumpers and shutting the curtains at 5pm.
It begins with a spine-tingling rendition of the classic Cold Cold Heart but it's all downhill from there.
I passed that landmark a couple of years ago and have to tell him it's all downhill from there.
"Scandals, reports of corruption and graft, and the humiliation of institutions are intensifying, giving the impression that it's all downhill," Kyprianou said.
IT'S all downhill at The Kingsley School in Leamington - but the girls and teachers couldn't be more delighted!
"The hardest part of the race is pulling up as it's all downhill and a short run.