Another nail in the coffin

smb. is smoking another cigarette

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • another nail in the coffin — an event which causes the failure of something that had already started to fail. I think that argument was the final nail in the coffin of our friendship. (usually + of) …   New idioms dictionary

  • another nail in the coffin — Australian Slang smb. is smoking another cigarette …   English dialects glossary

  • nail in the coffin of something — (a) nail in the coffin of (something) an action that will cause something to end. This report on the effects of smoking is another nail in the coffin of the tobacco industry. We thought the firings would put the final nail in the union s coffin,… …   New idioms dictionary

  • nail in the coffin of — (a) nail in the coffin of (something) an action that will cause something to end. This report on the effects of smoking is another nail in the coffin of the tobacco industry. We thought the firings would put the final nail in the union s coffin,… …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) nail in the coffin of — (something) an action that will cause something to end. This report on the effects of smoking is another nail in the coffin of the tobacco industry. We thought the firings would put the final nail in the union s coffin, but in fact, the union has …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) nail in the coffin of something — (a) nail in the coffin of (something) an action that will cause something to end. This report on the effects of smoking is another nail in the coffin of the tobacco industry. We thought the firings would put the final nail in the union s coffin,… …   New idioms dictionary

  • another nail in one's coffin — noun One in a series of factors which lead, or purport to lead, to downfall. Following the divorce and the lawsuit, bankruptcy is just another nail in his coffin …   Wiktionary

  • a nail in the/someone's coffin — see ↑nail, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑coffin a nail in the/someone s coffin : something that makes it more likely that someone or something will fail, be destroyed, etc. Every mistake is one more nail in the coffin of his professional baseball career.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • nail — nail1 S3 [neıl] n [: Old English; Origin: nAgl] 1.) a thin pointed piece of metal with a flat top, which you hit into a surface with a hammer, for example to join things together or to hang something on ▪ The key was hanging on a nail by the door …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • The Masters Apprentices — Origin Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Genres R B, pop/rock, psychedelic/progressive Years active 1965–1972, 1987–1991, 1994–1995, 1997, 2001–2002 …   Wikipedia

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