kiss of death

phrase

as in downfall
something that is the cause of one's ultimate failure or loss of life Bringing the work files proved to be the kiss of death for what may have been a relaxing vacation.

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“Kiss of death.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/kiss%20of%20death. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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