Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) a worse or inferior condition
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business went downhill
Something or someone that 'goes downhill' is deteriorating or worsening. You can use this expression to talk about the economy, politics, a person or a condition. This is a casual idiomatic phrase used in social and professional contexts.
Social Examples (Basic)
It all went downhill for the man after he lost his job.
Support for the party went downhill after announcing their new social policies.
Professional Examples (Basic)
Customer renewals have gone downhill since we restructured our customer retention program.
The business began to go downhill when their finance director left his position.
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