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bomb

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something that has failed
  • Her tell-all book was a bomb that landed on the remainder tables with a thud.
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bomb

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1 to attack with a rapid or overwhelming outpouring of many things at once
  • Following the reporter's outburst, viewers bombed the television station with an unprecedented number of complaints.
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2 to be unsuccessful
  • The chichi restaurant bombed big-time, lasting only six months.
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come a cropper, come to grief, come up empty, die on the vine, fall flat, fall on one's face, fall short, lay an egg

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3 to defeat by a large margin
  • It's no surprise that the inexperienced baseball team got totally bombed in its first game.
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beat the pants off, eat alive, run circles around (or run rings around), wipe the floor with (or wipe the ground with)

4 to use bombs or artillery against
  • The enemy has bombed the city again.
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