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English definition of “bang goes sth”

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bang goes sth

informal
said when you have just lost the opportunity to do something: He says I have to work late tonight - so bang goes my trip to the cinema.
Translations of “bang goes sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) …泡湯了,化為泡影…
in Chinese (Simplified) …泡汤了,化为泡影…
(Definition of bang goes sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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