slump down

slump down

1. To droop, fall, or collapse physically downward. A few students were slumping down in their chairs, very obviously trying to sleep. The wounded soldier reached a bit of cover and slumped down with fatigue.
2. To decline in value, amount, rate, etc. After a very strong start to the year, the company's stocks have begun slumping down amid reports of manufacturing problems. Sales are slumping down recently, so we need a big marketing push to get them back on track.
See also: down, slump

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
References in periodicals archive ?
VILNIUS, Aug 16 (LETA--BNS) - Lithuania's state-controlled electricity and natural gas transmission group Epso-G saw its first-half net profit slump down by 26.7 percent to EUR 6.3 million, down from EUR 8.6 million a year earlier.
MILLWALL have been cut to a general 6/1 for relegation from the Championship following their slump down the table.
A run of one win in seven games saw the Nuns slump down the Midlands Premier table but tries from Nemani Rayabo, Sam Greening, Sion Cowdy and Dylan Bale saw a challenge year end with a morale-boosting win.
They have put the slump down to the market rather than results affecting their value away from the football pitch.
But the 27-year-old, who reached the 2017 semis at Wimbledon, put this year's Slam slump down to meeting players on the top of their game.
Wolves are without a point at home since late September and have lost their last three matches at Molineux, which co-incided with their slump down the Championship table.
Crude Oil Futures opened this morning at USD 27.34 to slump down USD 1.29, New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) displayed.
Fowler then self-destructed again at the last, taking a triple-bogey eight to slump down the leaderboard at Royal County Down.
He was clearly drunk and started to slump down again and had to be supported by police officers." Defence solicitor Anthony Wilson said Hetherington, a labourer at a steel fabricators who gave the court his parents' address on Blackwell Road in Carlisle, had been "reckless" in travelling to the North East and going to a pub, knowing that he was subject to a four-year antisocial behaviour order banning him from being drunk in a public place.
The NBC/WSJ pollsters have attributed this slump down in the President's public image to an accumulation of setbacks, including the NSA surveillance outing, America's Syrian faux pas, the government shutdown and increasing scrutiny of Obama's healthcare initiative.
But financial problems saw them slump down the leagues and McCall took over as manager in 2007 when they were in the bottom tier of English football, where they remain now.
The incident overshadowed what was otherwise a much-improved display from Arsenal, in stark contrast to recent lacklustre form which saw them slump down the Premier League table.
And what a thing to have to slump down in front of, with the new panellists finally making the show.
At the end of the day we slump down in the seats and think about how we work in a fantastic place.
amanwithaplan On the Welsh football team's slump down the FIFA World rankings: THE problem isn't skills, it's a major lack of passion from Gary Speed and 80% of the team.