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come to a bad end

Definition of come to a bad end

  1. 1 :  to end up in a bad situation because of one's actions <If he keeps living this way he's sure to come to a bad end.>

  2. 2 :  to die in an unpleasant way <According to legend, more than one person came to a bad end because of her.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

  1. :  failing to reach an acceptable standard :  poor

    :  unfavorable

    :  not fresh :  spoiled

  1. :  something that is bad

    :  an evil or unhappy state

    :  fault

  1. :  badly

  1. :  the part of an area that lies at the boundary

    :  a point that marks the extent of something

    :  the point where something ceases to exist

  1. :  to bring to an end

    :  destroy

    :  to make up the end of

  1. :  final, ultimate

  1. :  to put (grain or hay) into a barn or stack

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