- In general, american food is mild tasting .
- Her souffles are always so light .
- The market has been flat today .
- August is a time of doldrums for many enterprises .
- My wife and i prefer plain, wholesome food .
- The doctor advised a light diet .
- His business begins to slacken .
- Business is rather slow today .
- Business is deplorably dull .
- His friends begin to avoid him and his business declines .