on a hiding to nothing

idiom

British, informal
: on the way to failure : certain to fail

Examples of on a hiding to nothing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Coming in at 2-21 just after lunch on day four, Babar appeared to be on a hiding to nothing as the match seemed to be heading for an early finish. Tristan Lavalette, Forbes, 17 Mar. 2022

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“On a hiding to nothing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20a%20hiding%20to%20nothing. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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