Definition of ups and downs in English:

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ups and downs

plural noun

1A succession of both good and bad experiences: I have my ups and downs
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  • "Even on medications, I still have ups and downs," he said.
  • By her account, success is made of weeks, months, years of few ups and loads of downs - a whole lifetime of preparation.
  • Neither of them sugar-coat the ups and downs of working in the industry, but they will open your eyes a great deal about the false assumptions that you're making.
1.1Rises and falls, especially in the value or success of something: the ups and downs of the market
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  • There are always going to be ups and downs in your career and in your life.
  • It's full of ups and downs, sure, but we have to stand up and face life when it gets hard.
  • Even though there have been many ups and downs in the industry over the years, this is where I want to be.
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