Examples of dead duck in a Sentence
If they find out what I did, I'm a dead duck!
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There's a common misconception that in the South, our dogs ride around in the backs of trucks and always have a dead duck in their mouths.
Headley stumbled and fell making a wide turn off first and seemed like a dead duck, but when shortstop Carlos Correa threw to first, Headley scampered to second and barely beat Gurriel’s throw to Jose Altuve.
Is New York Fashion Week, which officially begins Thursday but actually begins Wednesday (thank you, Tom Ford), a dead duck?
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DEAD DUCK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dead duck for English Language Learners
: a person or thing that is certain to fail, suffer, or be punished
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