Examples of undoing in a Sentence
My quick temper was my undoing.
His quick temper helped lead to his undoing.
The incident resulted in her undoing.
Recent Examples of undoing from the Web
Although Morrison ace Lauren Rice (21-2) added to her glossy regular-season stats with five strikeouts, her team's defense proved to be her undoing.
Her efforts fail, Conway loses his temper in the CBC meeting, and his own instability might be his undoing, rather than Claire and Frank.
The quick undoing of the Internet privacy rules has prompted lawmakers in more than a dozen states to propose local laws to restore privacy protections to their constituents.
But the Yankees also conceded that Bundy — who helped the Orioles end a seven-game losing streak — had a hand in their undoing.
Noriega never had ideological compunctions and enjoyed goading the U.S., until his bravado led to his undoing.
Defensive mistakes played a big role in Auburn's undoing on Saturday.
But that softness — due in large part to the White Hot XG insert — is the putter’s undoing.
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First Known Use of undoing
UNDOING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of undoing for English Language Learners
: something that causes someone's failure, ruin, etc.
: a state of failure, ruin, etc.
UNDOING Defined for Kids
Definition of undoing for Students
: a cause of ruin or failure My quick temper was my undoing.
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