final nail in the coffin

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Something that is ultimately responsible for a previously prospective demise or failure.
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The Slurpie Shack franchise was already considering filing for bankruptcy after five years of poor profits, but a fire that destroyed the flagship restaurant was the final nail in the coffin.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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المسمار الأخير في النعش

clavo final en el ataúd

ताबूत में अंतिम कील

ostatni gwóźdź do trumny

cui final în sicriu

последний гвоздь в гробу

تابوت میں آخری کیل

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