Idiom of the Day

Meaning:

To fail spectacularly and dramatically

Examples:

  • The startup went down in flames after their main investor pulled out.
  • His political career went down in flames due to the scandal.
  • The project went down in flames when the team couldn't meet the deadline.
  • Their marriage went down in flames after years of unresolved conflict.
  • The restaurant went down in flames after receiving terrible reviews.
  • Her speech went down in flames when she forgot her lines.
  • The company's stock went down in flames after the financial report was released.
  • The plan to expand internationally went down in flames due to lack of funding.
  • His audition went down in flames when he forgot the lyrics.
  • The football team's season went down in flames after losing their star player.
  • The marketing campaign went down in flames and failed to attract any customers.
  • Their friendship went down in flames after a huge argument.
  • The software launch went down in flames due to multiple bugs and issues.
  • His attempt to quit smoking went down in flames after just one week.
  • The movie went down in flames at the box office, earning far less than expected.
  • And if we go down in flames, so be it!
  • Most of them will go down in flames.
  • Aye, we might as well go down in flames.
  • I might as well go down in flames.
  • As your best friend, I cannot, in good conscience, watch you go down in flames anymore.
  • I've put too much into this to sit on the sidelines in the final week of the election and watch it go down in flames.