Meaning of SLUMP in English

SLUMP

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ global , world , worldwide

▪ economic , price , property , stock-market

The share-price ~ has wiped about $10 billion off the company's value.

▪ current , recent

▪ prolonged

The economy is in a prolonged ~.

▪ deep , disastrous , severe

a severe ~ in much-needed foreign investment

PREPOSITION

▪ in a ~

The economy is in a ~.

▪ into ~

The industry is sinking into a ~.

▪ ~ in

Investors were badly hit by the ~ in property prices.

II.

verb

1 decrease suddenly

ADVERB

▪ alarmingly , badly , dramatically , heavily

Oil prices have ~ed quite badly in recent months.

PREPOSITION

▪ by

Profits ~ed by 70%.

▪ from , to

Shares in the company ~ed from £2.75 to £1.54.

2 fall/sit down suddenly and heavily

ADVERB

▪ a little

▪ forward , over

She was sitting with her head ~ed forward.

I walked in and saw him ~ed over.

▪ back , down

PREPOSITION

▪ against

He ~ed against the wall.

▪ in

She ~ed back in her seat.

▪ in front of

Bart was ~ed in front of the TV.

▪ into

He ~ed down into a chair.

▪ onto

She ~ed onto the bed.

▪ over

She ~ed dejectedly over the wheel.

▪ to

She ~ed to the floor.

PHRASES

▪ be found slumped … 

He was found ~ed in a pool of blood by security guards.

▪ lie slumped …  , sit slumped … 

He lay ~ed over the steering wheel.

Slump is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ market , ↑ price , ↑ receipt , ↑ sale , ↑ shoulder

Slump is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ per cent

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .