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English definition of “kiss of death”

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kiss of death

informal
If you describe something as the kiss of death, you mean that it is certain to cause something else to fail: Rain is the kiss of death for a barbecue.
Translations of “kiss of death”
in Chinese (Traditional) 必然會導致其他事物失敗的事物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 必然会导致其他事物失败的事物…
(Definition of kiss of death from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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