doom and gloom


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doom and gloom

n.
Gloom and doom.

doom′-and-gloom′ adj.
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Perhaps he relied on the mystical (secret) Treasury computer models that are currently predicting doom and gloom if we manage to escape the EU tentacles on WTO rules.
FRANK LAMPARD has launched an extraordinary rant at Derby's "doom and gloom merchants".
The new owners have breathed new life into everybody and taken away the doom and gloom and the Aston Villa supporters should have very exciting times ahead.
Boss Bollan said: " We're going through a wee blip but it's far from doom and gloom. The players battled hard to get back into the game and could have won.
Given the doom and gloom forecasts since then from both Cameron and Osborne it is certainly a question demanding answers, particularly since these or indeed any forecasts for such gloom or the need for an emergency budget which would mitigate much of their economic promises made in that manifesto, were not mentioned.
Once you start to let the doom and gloom in it has an eect on the condence.
SIR - Since attending the Wales v Fiji match on Saturday, it's been interesting to trace the "doom and gloom" stories about the state of our rugby squad.
There's a lot of doom and gloom around Scottish football at times and people talk it down but the future is bright and the Championship is a really competitive league.
"I don't think it's not all doom and gloom for them, but losing your captain is tough."
As well as proffering prizes, Angharad said the competition was designed to show it's not all "doom and gloom" on the high street.
It looks like more doom and gloom for months, if not years, ahead.