Origin of rock bottom
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Origin of rock-bottom
How to use rock bottom in a sentence
At the start of 2020, Michigan-based Lexa VanDamme was at her financial rock bottom.
Four years later, England reached the quarterfinals of Euro 2004 and Germany reached rock bottom.I Once Called English Football a 'Tragedy' on the Cover of TIME. Who Knew It Might Have a Happy Ending?|Bill Saporito|July 9, 2021|Time
He hits bottom at Rocamadour, a sanctuary in the Dordogne known as a citadel of faith devoted to Mary.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The atmosphere on campuses has gotten repressive enough that comedian Chris Rock no longer plays colleges.
And, as the enigmatic front man to an avant garde indie rock group, he is droll, perceptive, and splendidly weird.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
My ball bounced back and the rock rolled just a little bit forward.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I think 2014 was my big rock and roll year, and 2015 is gonna be a really good year to hang around the house.Deer Tick's John McCauley on Ten Years in Rock and Roll|James Joiner|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The offspring of the ungodly shall not bring forth many branches, and make a noise as unclean roots upon the top of a rock.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
But, as the keel of the boats touched bottom, each boat-load dashed into the water and then into the enemy's fire.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
There lay Bob Rock, covered with blood, and apparently insensible.
In these archipelagos the waters being shallow, the frost was quite intense enough to cool them to the bottom.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
"I have a letter somewhere," looking in the machine drawer and finding the letter in the bottom of the workbasket.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
British Dictionary definitions for rock bottom
- the lowest possible level
- (as modifier)rock-bottom prices
Other Idioms and Phrases with rock bottom
The lowest possible level, absolute bottom, as in Wheat prices have reached rock bottom. This idiom alludes to the presence of bedrock that prevents digging farther down. [Late 1800s]