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hit rock bottom

hit rock bottom

Date: May 07 2009

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“I don’t want to put out anything I’m not proud of. Not just yet. Wait until I hit rock bottom.”

-Wrestler, actor, and musician John Cena on his next album. (BET)

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

lose everything; be depressed

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

You have to go pretty low before you hit rock bottom. Getting dumped by your boyfriend or girlfriend is bad, right? But things could still get worse from there. If you got dumped, lost your job, broke your leg, and your dog died, then you could probably say you’d hit rock bottom.

Rock bottom is as low as you can possibly go. The expression comes from the layer of hard rock that you’ll eventually come to if you start digging. You have to dig really deep before you hit that layer. But once you do, you can’t go any further. It’s the lowest possible point you can reach (at least without blowing anything up).

John Cena is proud of his work and says he’d have to be at rock bottom before he made something he didn’t like. For most people, making a bad album probably isn’t the worst possible situation they can imagine. But if you’re a rich and famous performer, your idea of rock bottom might be a little different from that of the average guy.

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“Peter will hit rock bottom if he doesn’t turn his life around.”

“Ryan didn’t quit drinking until after he crashed his car and hit rock bottom.”

“My vacation hit rock bottom when I got lost in a bad neighborhood and my wallet got stolen. “

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

VOLTS that means to be in the worst possible situation or reach the lowest possible level.
by VOLTSSuper Member!
Lolita_23 hit rock bottom - achieve the lowest limit
by Lolita_23
Sara90 I think 'hit roc bottom' means that somebody is in the worst possible situation.
by Sara90
susu afroo reaching a point in life where things coludn't get any worse
by susu afroo
to get to the worst situation possible where is impossible to go any lower
by monacovalentina
Liaa to be in the worst possible situation
by Liaa

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tonghuaworld

China

to natasha8965

you are a bright girl, hope your life wonderful with colorful sunshine

01:29 AM Aug 07 2009 |

natasha8965

China

you should always look at the bright side,and tell yourself there is something good in the misforture,otherwise it just gonna get worse as you think it would be~

11:07 AM May 13 2009 |

kukuka

kukuka

Ukraine

I… found it hard to believe I could ever again feel interest in anything. In late November, I hit rock bottom. I can remember staring at the sea, and wondering how long it would take to drown.

08:47 AM May 13 2009 |

amany7

amany7

Saudi Arabia

I hit rock bottom when there is to0 much pressure on me n I can't do what I want anymore : ( 

Sad one :p

10:01 PM May 12 2009 |

Fabz!!!

Fabz!!!

Mexico


....tHERE IS ONE IN SPANISH WITH THE SAME MEANING TOO…WITH SWINE FLU INCLUDED!!!! HAHAHA! "TOCAR FONDO" VIVA MEXICO BOLA DE PERROS!!!! 

04:58 PM May 11 2009 |

zoebaby

zoebaby

China

there is a phrase in chinese called :祸不单行,something like this..

05:34 AM May 11 2009 |

tiagon85

Brazil

Man!! I always think that any problem could be worse than it is in fact, the best way to win is facing that… You just hit rock bottom if you want to.

01:30 AM May 11 2009 |

songlin043@gmail.com

China

since i started my career after graduating from school , i understand clearly  what type work i adapt to. when i did my first job i didn't like i really felt i hit the rock bottom, i want to be freed from the bad situation and choose my fond work. luckily,i ultimaty i succeed, i got what i want . i think i am a lucky girl. i am working a new department now,so i must work hard to realize my dream. i am full confident. come on ,songlin.

01:25 PM May 10 2009 |

ciberd7

ciberd7

Brazil

Bitney almost hit the rock botton, but Amy Winehouse has hit!

08:46 PM May 09 2009 |

sumitrpcs

India

lowest point in your career.

03:56 AM May 09 2009 |

Marcelolic

Marcelolic

Brazil

What is bad,it could get worse! So,face the trouble ;)

11:19 PM May 08 2009 |

Marcelolic

Marcelolic

Brazil

As we say here in Brazil…"Shake the dust and ball forward" ;) Never give up!

11:18 PM May 08 2009 |

lililijiushiwo

China

lower limit, bad stuation

12:08 PM May 08 2009 |

annieanna

annieanna

China

never give up !

08:15 AM May 08 2009 |

rabbitcyg

rabbitcyg

China

Everytime,I rock the bottom,I told myself to be strong.I will never lose myself whatever I met.

07:07 AM May 08 2009 |

djita_rian

Indonesia

i hit  rock bottom now…..

please is there any body want 2sahre with me?

03:30 AM May 08 2009 |

wangxiaojing3150165

Christmas Island

very time i  hit  rock bottom,my family help me a lot.i love my family.

10:38 PM May 07 2009 |

marwamgalal

Egypt

Last year , i was obliged to leave work for some health conditions , it's only then that i felt i hit the rock bottom.

08:56 PM May 07 2009 |

loky

Bolivia

I think  what he meant is the fact he will be relly of himself if he achieve what he wants

07:08 PM May 07 2009 |

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