at a low ebb

at a low ebb
(in a poor or depressed state: She was at a low ebb after the operation.) langt nede
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(in a poor or depressed state: She was at a low ebb after the operation.) langt nede

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  • at a low ebb — (figurative) In a low or weak state • • • Main Entry: ↑ebb * * * in a poor state the country was at a low ebb due to the recent war * * * at a low ˈebb idiom in a poor state; worse than usual • Morale among teachers is at a low ebb …   Useful english dictionary

  • at a low ebb — at (a) low ebb below the usual condition or standard. The divorce comes at a time when Jackson s career is at a low ebb. Support for the arts has reached its lowest ebb and we hope it won t go any lower. Related vocabulary: up to par …   New idioms dictionary

  • at a low ebb —    A person or organization at a low ebb is not as strong or successful as usual.     The recent political crisis has left the country at a low ebb …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • reach (a) low ebb — be at/reach/(a) low ebb phrase to be in a very small, weak, or unsuccessful state My confidence was at its lowest ebb. Thesaurus: to be in, or to get into a difficult situationsynonym Main entry: ebb …   Useful english dictionary

  • at a low ebb — ► at a low ebb in a poor state. Main Entry: ↑ebb …   English terms dictionary

  • (a) low ebb — a bad state. Respect for the police is at a low ebb. (not used with the) I d just separated from my wife and was at a fairly low ebb. (= was feeling sad and without hope) Relations between the two countries have reached their lowest ebb (= are… …   New idioms dictionary

  • at low ebb — at (a) low ebb below the usual condition or standard. The divorce comes at a time when Jackson s career is at a low ebb. Support for the arts has reached its lowest ebb and we hope it won t go any lower. Related vocabulary: up to par …   New idioms dictionary

  • be at (a) low ebb — be at/reach/(a) low ebb phrase to be in a very small, weak, or unsuccessful state My confidence was at its lowest ebb. Thesaurus: to be in, or to get into a difficult situationsynonym Main entry: ebb …   Useful english dictionary

  • at a low ebb — in a poor state. → ebb …   English new terms dictionary

  • ebb — ► NOUN ▪ the movement of the tide out to sea. ► VERB 1) (of tidewater) move away from the land; recede. 2) (often ebb away) (of an emotion or quality) gradually lessen or reduce. ● at a low ebb Cf. ↑at a low ebb …   English terms dictionary

  • at a low ebb — not very active, in a decline …   English contemporary dictionary

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