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Meaning of “go to the wall” in the English Dictionary

"go to the wall" in British English

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go to the wall

to be ​destroyed or ​fail: After nine ​months of ​massivelosses the ​companyfinally went to the wall. US to do everything you can to ​achieve something or ​help someone: These ​guys will go to the wall for you.
(Definition of go to the wall from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “go to the wall”
in Chinese (Simplified) (公司)破产,垮台…
in Chinese (Traditional) (公司)破產,垮臺…
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