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The pound is in the doldrums and economic forecasts are gloomy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)England's comeback from the doldrums of last year was incredible but they are not the only European country to have revived their fortunes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are in the fourth year of the economic doldrums. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He is also sceptical about the chances of the sector emerging from the doldrums any time soon. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Britain spent a long time in the doldrums. The Sun (2015)And pop music has been in the doldrums in recent times. The Sun (2006)Rumours alone could be enough to boost a stock that has been in the doldrums for two years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Both young potters are helping to put the game back on the map after years in the doldrums. The Sun (2011)The accountancy game's more or less immune to economic doldrums. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It has the potential to boost prosperity and lift Europe out of the economic doldrums. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is all thanks to a building boom, finally taking off after years in the doldrums. The Sun (2014)His fightback from years in the doldrums on the back of stomach cancer and personal issues is one of the great racing stories. The Sun (2011)But after two years in the doldrums, the economy is finally on the mend. The Sun (2010)Last year was not a good one for wind but that does not mean that Britain is heading for the doldrums. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A week after the honeymoon, the doldrums hit and the realities of mundane married life hit me like a brick. The Sun (2012)One lesson England have learnt after their many years in the doldrums is not to fiddle while the Ashes burn. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Rather than bouncing back, the economy could stay in the doldrums for years, with mass unemployment again becoming the norm. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Britain may be in the financial doldrums, but there is one sector of the economy that is positively unstoppable: eyelashes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)AFTER years in the doldrums following the credit crunch, Britain is building again. The Sun (2014)
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