閑古鳥が鳴く, かんこどりがなく

  • kankodoriganaku

Definition of 閑古鳥が鳴く,かんこどりがなく

Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)

  • to be in a slump (of a business)
  • (business is) slow

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Examples of 閑古鳥が鳴く,かんこどりがなく in a Sentence

We're in a slump, barely scraping by, so we certainly don't have the margin to take on a part-time worker.
What happened to this place?! It's completely dead!

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