be curtains for

idiom

Definition of be curtains for

informal
: to be the end, failure, or death of (someone or something) It looks like it's curtains for the mayor after this election. If they don't win today's game, it'll be/mean/spell curtains for their hopes of winning the championship.

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“Be curtains for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/be%20curtains%20for. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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