Used as a metaphor for melancholy or depression: I’m very happy, but the black dog is there, lurking around the corner
Más ejemplos en oraciones
- Even in my darkest hours, when the black dog of depression settles on my normally sunny countenance, I console myself with sympathetic thoughts of those even worse off than myself.
- In Australia there has recently been recognition of the black dog of depression since several politicians and judges confessed to suffering from it.
- ‘I gotta work my way away from the black dog of depression daily,’ he said at the time.
Late 18th century: figuratively from a cant name used during Queen Anne's reign (1702–14) for a base silver coin (usually a bad shilling).
Definición de black dog en:
¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?
Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.
Muy popular en Reino Unido
Muy popular en Australia
= de moda