Crash and burn

collapse from exhaustion; fail miserably when trying to pick someone up

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • Crash and Burn — may refer to: TV and film Crash n Burn (1977 film), an experimental film shot in, and named after, Toronto, Canada s first punk club Crash and Burn (film), a low budget Sci Fi movie made in 1990 Cra$h Burn, a Canadian television series Crash and… …   Wikipedia

  • crash and burn — (informal) To fail disastrously • • • Main Entry: ↑crash …   Useful english dictionary

  • crash and burn — 1. in. [for a young man] to fail brilliantly with a romance. (Collegiate. See also go down in flames.) □ knew I would crash and burn with her. □ It stands to reason that if Carole hadn’t shot me down, I wouldn’t have crashed and burned. 2. in. to …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • crash and burn — American & Australian, informal to fail suddenly and completely. While the big companies merge, the small companies crash and burn …   New idioms dictionary

  • crash and burn — informal to fail completely The company crashed and burned after less than a year …   English dictionary

  • crash and burn — verb To fail utterly …   Wiktionary

  • crash and burn — Australian Slang collapse from exhaustion; fail miserably when trying to pick someone up …   English dialects glossary

  • crash and burn — vb to fail spectacularly. A military meta phor which became an item of journal ese in the early 1990s …   Contemporary slang

  • crash and burn — v. fail dramatically (often in romance) …   English slang

  • Crash and Burn (Nadia Ali song) — Crash and Burn Single by Nadia Ali from the album Embers Released June …   Wikipedia


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