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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.
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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.
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O-Tar had slumped down upon his bench--suddenly he looked shrunken and tired and old.
And he slumped down in his chair crying and sobbing, and 'most everybody in the house busted out wailing, and crying, and saying, "Oh, it's awful--awful-- horrible!
Since then the former world No.9 has suffered injury problems, loss of form and a Ryder Cup nightmare as he slumped down to world No.462.
After a while, I saw the driver slumped down in the passenger seat."
We were all exhausted, so we slumped down for a break,' Porcadilla said.
In the past two years, the managers of the Premier League title-holders -- Jose Mourinho, also at Chelsea, and Leicester City's Claudio Ranieri -- have been fired after their previously all-conquering teams suddenly slumped down the table.
Mind you, last year's strip did have a "band" of sorts - it sort of started halfway up and slumped down dramatically.
Gregory, appearing via video link from HMP Liverpool, slumped down in his seat.
What concerned me on Saturday as well was, when the camera panned in on McClaren and he sat in the dugout, slumped down with two spare seats next to him the rain tumbling down, it reminded me of his last England match Wembley.
What concerned me on Saturday as well was, when the camera panned in on McClaren and he was sat in the dugout, slumped down with two spare seats next to him and the rain tumbling down, it reminded me of his last England match at Wembley.
The source also stressed that the "assets" literally decided to jump the gun on Usman and his followers after seeing the latter slumped down, listening to the radio, waiting for the Mayweather-Pacquiao bout at 10 a.m.
However, this season hasn't begun so brightly and Slade was reportedly on the brink of losing his job as Orient slumped down the table, before a 2-1 weekend win at fellow strugglers Scunthorpe saw them climb up to 17th.
Los Che have slumped down to ninth in the Primera Division after losing five of their last eight league matches and they are now a massive 23 points off top two Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.