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.
Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 16:32