cook someone's goose

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Definition of cook someone's goose

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 24 Sep. 2021.

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