cook someone's goose

idiom

informal
: to make it certain that someone will fail, lose, etc.
They were already trailing, and that last goal really cooked their goose.
Their goose was cooked after that last goal.

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“Cook someone's goose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cook%20someone%27s%20goose. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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