another/the final nail in the coffin Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "another/the final nail in the coffin" - English Dictionary

See all translations

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.
Translations of “another/the final nail in the coffin”
in Chinese (Traditional) 導致失敗的事件,致命打擊,催命符…
in Chinese (Simplified) 导致失败的事件,致命打击,催命符…
(Definition of another/the final nail in the coffin from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
child benefit

money received regularly by families from the government to help pay for the costs of taking care of children

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More