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the beginning of the end

the point where something starts to get gradually worse, until it fails or ends completely: It was the beginning of the end for their marriage when he started drinking.
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Translations of “the beginning of the end”
in Chinese (Simplified) 末日的开始,不幸的起点…
in Chinese (Traditional) 末日的開始,不幸的起點…
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