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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.
(Definition of another/the final nail in the coffin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “another/the final nail in the coffin”
in Chinese (Simplified) 导致失败的事件,致命打击,催命符…
in Chinese (Traditional) 導致失敗的事件,致命打擊,催命符…
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