Значение идиомы the pits

[the pits] {n.}, {slang} 1. A low class, blighted andill-maintained place, motel room or apartment.

Max, this motel isthe pits, I will not sleep here!

2. The end of the road, the point ofno return, the point of total ruin of one’s health.

John flunked high school this year for the thirdtime; he will never get to college; it’s the pits for him.

3. A verydepressed state of mind.

Poor Marcy is down in the pits over herrecent divorce.


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