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English definition of “another/the final nail in the coffin”

another/the final nail in the coffin

an event that causes the failure of something that had already started to fail: Each successive revelation of incompetence is another nail in the chairman's coffin. That report drove the final nail in the company's coffin.FailuresAccidents and disastersHigher and lower points of achievement
(Definition of another/the final nail in the coffin from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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