go downhill


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The man from Ao-chung clicked the breech-bolt of his gun impatiently, and made as to go downhill.
Gruff Rhys, pictured, who was promoting their first gigs in six years and the re-release of the band's Welsh language album Mwng, warned quality of life would go downhill "very fast" if the party gets in again.
Gruff Rhys, who was promoting the band's first gigs in six years, which kick off in Cardiff on Friday, and the re-release of the band's Welsh language album Mwng, warned quality of life would go downhill "very fast" if the party gets in again.
Ospreys winger Bowe said: "We were very disappointed with the loss against France but to come back from that in a season when people were expecting us to go downhill will be great.
KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) indices continued to go downhill in early trading on Sunday.
Just as the road/track begins to go downhill, take the footpath on your right and follow waymarks along the ridge as the path goes right and then left alongside fences.
Matchup: Things continue to go downhill for the Clippers (9-17).
IT pains me to see a good jumps course go downhill, but the prize-money for Chepstow's meeting on Wednesday was dire, and why on earth they saw fit to put on a selling chase at this time of the season, instead of a beginners' chase, is beyond me.
As soon as annuals receive the "seed is set" signal they go downhill rapidly.
And, every time there's a hiccup in the world politically, people look for a refuge in case things go downhill in their own country.
FINS are about to go downhill for the grinning shark hunters hauling in this 1,200lb monster.
I have controls to ensure that things are as they should be; if I didn't, the business would go downhill and employees would go into business for themselves on my time and my dime.