on the skids

idiom

Definition of on the skids

informal
: failing or getting worse : in a bad state or situation that is likely to result in failure Her marriage is on the skids.

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“On the skids.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20skids. Accessed 7 Oct. 2022.

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