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Origin of trough
OTHER WORDS FROM troughtroughlike, adjective
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How to use trough in a sentence
The group of people who became very alarmed last spring, they managed to sell at the trough and missed a huge opportunity to do well in the stock market.
They have all this data about what journeys people make, what they are willing to pay for, the peaks and troughs.
A touch screen tells you how much water is left in the trough, making vacations easy to prepare for.
When we look at where Cadillac has been over the past 20 years or so, versus where they’ve been over the past 120 years, there’s definitely been a little bit of a trough that we needed to come out of.‘Quickly turning on a dime’: How Cadillac steered its advertising through the coronavirus crisis|Lara O'Reilly|September 30, 2020|Digiday
Plunging toward the trough of a shockwave, the engine screams to a halt.Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘The Wind Rises’: An Anime Icon Bows Out|Andrew Romano|November 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was time for the cattle to drink from their watering trough.A New Christmas Literary Classic: Donald Hall’s ‘Christmas at Eagle Pond’|Nicholas Mancusi|December 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In the famous case of Solyndra, newly released emails reveal what the feeding trough looks like.
Over the course of two to three months they teach freshly weaned calves how to eat from a bunk and drink from a water trough.
Strangely, the year marked a trough, since their 1996 return reported donations of $35,530.
And right after that, some nice sour milk would come splashing down into the trough of the pen.
But there was nothing in the trough to eat, as yet, and the box seemed quite lonesome, for Squinty was all alone.
As soon as he was in it Squinty ran over to the trough, hoping there would be some sour milk in it.
None of his brothers or sisters was near him, and he could not hear his mamma or papa grunting near the feed trough.
His duty it was to stand at the head of the scalding trough, watch in hand, to "time" the length of the scald, crying "Hog in!"