What does ups and downs mean?

 

Idiom Meaning:

the succession of good and bad experiences

 

Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:

 

Boundin’ (2004)

Time of Scene: ~00:04:00

Narrator: Now in this world of ups and downs, so nice to know there are Jackalopes around.

 

The Fog (2009)

Time of Scene: ~00:33:00

Hollis: Every job has its ups and downs.

 

My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999)

Time of Scene: ~00:06:00

Woman: Life, as they say, has its ups and downs. At times, the waves may taunt you, tossing you in their swells. But take heart. It’s hard to stick with it and make it on your own. But even a couple of losers can survive most things if they’re together. So listen, take some advice and have children as soon as you can. Children are the best reasons for riding out life’s storms. Nowadays, people say child-rearing is challenging and difficult, but we’ve done it from time immemorial. Children grow even without parents. So hold them close to your heart as they crawl, then walk. They’ll be fine.

 

 

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