down for the count

defeated by an opponent, out of the contest
  

Chad was down for the count. He couldn't get up.


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  • Down for the Count — Studio album by Y T Released November 9, 1985 Recorded 1985 …   Wikipedia

  • down for the count — If someone is down for the count, they have lost a struggle, like a boxer who has been knocked out …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • down for the count — mod. inactive for the duration (of something). (From boxing.) □ I’ve got a terrible cold, and I think I’m down for the count. □ Fred is down for the count. He’s in jail …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • down for the count —    to be convicted of a offence    The imagery is from boxing:     He s definitely going down for the count. What are your thoughts on his mental state? (J. Patterson, 1999) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • down for the count —    If someone is down for the count, they have lost a struggle, like a boxer who has been knocked out.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Down for the count —   If someone is down for the count, they have lost a struggle, like a boxer who has been knocked out …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • down for the count — down (or Brit. out) for the count Boxing defeated by being knocked to the canvas and unable to rise within ten seconds ■ unconscious or soundly asleep ■ defeated …   Useful english dictionary

  • down for the count — adjective Decisively beaten; rendered irrelevant for the long term …   Wiktionary

  • down for the count — informal See unconscious 1. 1) …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Down for the Count (album) — Infobox Album Name = Down for the Count Type = Album Artist = Y T Released = November 9, 1985 Recorded = 1985 Genre = Hard rock, Heavy metal Length = Label = A M Producer = Kevin Beamish Reviews = Last album = Open Fire (1985) This album = Down… …   Wikipedia


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