crash and burn

idiom

Definition of crash and burn

US, informal
: to fail completely The company crashed and burned after only two years in business.

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“Crash and burn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crash%20and%20burn. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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