Down in the dumps

Do you know the English expression “to be down in the dumps“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Peter: How did your son feel when his football team lost the match?

Ted: He was down in the dumps for a few days, but he’s OK now.

Does it mean:

a) in an angry mood

b) in a sad mood

c) confused

d) frightened

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: b) in a sad mood