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English definition of “to top it (all) off”

to top it (all) off

(also topping it (all) off)
to add something else unusually good or bad to a situation that is already unusual : Topping it all off, they found themselves locked out of their own house .
(Definition of to top it (all) off from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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