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

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"go to the wall" in British English

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go to the wall

to be destroyed or fail:

After nine months of massive losses the company finally 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)

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