come to a bad end

idiom

Definition of come to a bad end

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

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“Come to a bad end.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20to%20a%20bad%20end. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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