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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.
See also: over, slump
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WEARY: Victoria tried to hide her fatigue behind bright dress and shades but she slumped over in lift and had bags under her eyes
She was slumped awkwardly with her head resting on the front door.
But their momentum was lost and England slumped to 158 all out by losing eight wickets for 73 runs after the restart and New Zealand completed their victory in only 18.
Emaar Properties slumped to the lowest since March.
KEN Doherty failed in his bid to reach the World Snooker Championship as the 1997 champion and three-time finalist slumped to defeat against Gerard Greene in the final qualifying round.
THE pound slumped to its lowest level against the US dollar in more than seven years yesterday, as fears over the Government's financial bail-out and UK debt gripped markets.
Sales of garden furniture in particular slumped badly.
That hurt mining stocks which depend on the US and Xstrata slumped 3.
The three artists deserve congratulations for their unpredictable and polemical choices; nevertheless, they've somehow managed to leave the contemporary object sculpture, rather like Verhoeven's sullen pumpkins, slumped somewhere else, still awaiting measurement and appraisal.
Since March 2000, the value of America's stock market capitalization has slumped from 182 percent of GDP to about 110 percent.
Premier was forced to claw back costs, including cutting staff numbers by more than 10pc as demand slumped.
TROUBLED telecoms equipment group Marconi suffered another tough session on the London market today as shares slumped eight per cent to a new low.
Earnings estimates for this year and next have slumped by approximately 7 cents and 9 cents respectively from levels two months ago, or about -10% for both periods.
In reply, Newtown's depleted line-up slumped to 122 all out, Steve Davies providing the only real resistance with 41no while Jason Summers picked up a hat-trick for the visitors.
He revealed sales of clothing and goods for the home slumped a massive 8.