Meaning of “cook sb's goose” in the English Dictionary

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"cook sb's goose" in British English

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cook sb's goose

old-fashioned to do something that spoils someone's plans and prevents them from succeeding:

Just tell her we can't - that'll cook her goose.

(Definition of “cook sb's goose” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)