ups and downs : Popular Idioms in English

ups and downs

Alternating periods of high and low spirits or fortune

Mia meditated every morning, and shared with her friends that that was how she had managed to survive the ups and downs of life.

News & Articles

  • Colorado: Input wanted on San Juan bighorn sheep plan
    State biologists modernizing bighorn management statewide By Summit Voice FRISCO — Bighorn sheep, Colorado’s state animal, have had their ups and downs over the years, but most populations in the central San Juans seem fairly stable. As part of a statewide update of bighorn sheep management, Colorado wildlife biologists want to hear from stakeholders as […]
    June 13, 2013 - Summit County Citizens Voice
  • Governors defeat Chiefs
    Give-and-take, ups and downs. The Bismarck Governors had some of each Tuesday night.
    June 12, 2013 - The Bismarck Tribune
  • How To Avoid Emotional Investment Decisions
    ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Are you on a financial roller coaster? Have the ups and downs of the market...
    June 12, 2013 - FOX 2 News St. Louis