Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 16:32

another nail in one's coffin

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NounEdit

another nail in one’s coffin (or the coffin) (uncountable)

  1. (idiomatic) 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.