the pits : Idioms in English

the pits

A miserable situation
Usage:
For Elaine, watching her former boyfriend date her best friend was the pits.

the pits Meaning(s)

  • (n) any place of pain and turmoil

the pits in News

  • Runners-up BITE INTO the Best Pet contest

    Runners-up BITE INTO the Best Pet contest Runners-up BITE INTO the Best Pet contest Sarge, a rescued pitbull from Out of the Pits, defies all labels carried by his breed. Grace, part shepherd, holds the prestigious title of "Church Dog." [...] we always return them! — Father Jerry Gingras, Glenville Lisel is like a therapy llama; A hug from Lisel, and woes are forgot.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Albany Times Union

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