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belly–up

adjective bel·ly–up \-ˈəp\

Definition of BELLY-UP

:  hopelessly ruined or defeated; especially :  bankrupt <the business went belly–up>

Origin of BELLY-UP

from the floating position of a dead fish
First Known Use: 1918

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