Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “dead duck” en inglés

dead duck

noun [C usually singular] uk   informal us  
someone or something that is very unlikely to be successful, especially because of a mistake or bad judgment: Thanks to the lack of market research, the project was a dead duck right from the start.
(Definition of dead duck from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de dead duck
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Traducciones de “dead duck”

Palabra del día

for starters

used to say that something is the first in a list of things

Palabra del día

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Aprende más 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Aprende más