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

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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 — defeated by an opponent, out of the contest    Chad was down for the count. He couldn t get up …   English idioms

  • 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 — 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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