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crash and burn

informal
to fail very suddenly, obviously, and completely: In this business, new products often crash and burn.
Translations of “crash and burn”
in Chinese (Traditional) 徹底失敗, 一下子倒閉, 遭遇慘敗…
in Chinese (Simplified) 彻底失败, 一下子倒闭, 遭遇惨败…
(Definition of crash and burn from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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