Idiom of the Week: “Down in the Dumps”


Monday is here again and I cannot believe how fast the weekend went. I was doing a lot of crafting as on Saturday I have a Craft Sale in the local Town Hall; raising funds for my TEFL adventures. However; I have not been feeling my happy self. I have been ‘down in the dumps’ – guess what people? That is this week’s idiom of the week. It is not a pleasant idiom, I know but it is one I know I use myself. It is lovely to use when doing a novel for NaNoWriMo.

Down in the dumps means “A gloomy, melancholy state of mind; depression” or in simpler terms “unhappy”

This idiom would be good to use when teaching ‘Feelings’, ‘Emotions’ or even ‘Descripting People’