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  • come to grief — {v. phr.} To have a bad accident or disappointment; meet trouble or ruin; end badly; wreck; fail. * /Bill came to grief learning to drive a car./ * /Nick s hopes for a new house came to grief when the house he was building burned down./ * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to grief — {v. phr.} To have a bad accident or disappointment; meet trouble or ruin; end badly; wreck; fail. * /Bill came to grief learning to drive a car./ * /Nick s hopes for a new house came to grief when the house he was building burned down./ * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to a sticky end — ► come to a sticky end informal be led by one s own actions to ruin or an unpleasant death. Main Entry: ↑sticky …   English terms dictionary

  • come to a bad end — I see end II come to (or meet) a bad end be led by one s own actions to ruin or an unpleasant death * * * come to a bad end see ↑end, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑bad come to a bad end 1 : t …   Useful english dictionary

  • To come to grief — Grief Grief (gr[=e]f), n. [OE. grief, gref, OF. grief, gref, F. grief, L. gravis heavy; akin to Gr. bary s, Skr. guru, Goth. ka[ u]rus. Cf. {Barometer}, {Grave}, a., {Grieve}, {Gooroo.}] 1. Pain of mind on account of something in the past; mental …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • come to a sticky end — be led by one s own actions to ruin or an unpleasant death. → sticky …   English new terms dictionary

  • come\ to\ grief — v. phr. To have a bad accident or disappointment; meet trouble or ruin; end badly; wreck; fail. Bill came to grief learning to drive a car. Nick s hopes for a new house came to grief when the house he was building burned down. The fishing boat… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • come to grief — phrasal to encounter misfortune (as calamity, defeat, or ruin) < his campaign came to grief > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Road to Ruin — Studioalbum von Ramones Veröffentlichung 15. September 1978 Label Sire Records …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Road to Ruin — Road to Ruin …   Википедия

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