to top it (all) off

idiom

US
used to indicate a final thing that happened that was even better, worse, etc., than what happened before
The car was filthy when she returned it to me, and to top it (all) off, there was almost no gas left in the tank.

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“To top it (all) off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20top%20it%20%28all%29%20off. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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