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final nail in the coffinSomething that is ultimately responsible for a previously prospective demise or failure.Rate it:

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another nail in one's coffinOne in a series of factors which lead, or purport to lead, to downfall.Rate it:

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final curtainThe end to something which has longed for a long time.Rate it:

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final cutA group, after a selection process getting rid of other candidates.Rate it:

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final cutIn the movie industry, the final released version of the film.Rate it:

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final resting placegraveRate it:

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final solutionUsed other than as an idiom: see final, solution.Rate it:

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final solutionThe planned and attempted mass murder of the European Jews by the Nazis; the Holocaust.Rate it:

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in the final analysisAll things considered; when all is said and done; in conclusion, basically and fundamentally.Rate it:

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on my finalReference to final approach, attitude configuration, positions of various controls in the landing of an aircraft.Rate it:

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fight tooth and nailTo use every means possible to overcome a difficult opposition.Rate it:

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if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nailWith limited tools, single-minded people apply them inappropriately or indiscriminatelyIf a person is familiar with a certain, single subject/has with them a certain, single instrument, they may have a confirmation bias to believe that it is the answer to/involved in everything.Rate it:

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on the nail(of payment) without delayRate it:

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nail downFirm or certain.Rate it:

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nail biterA nervous or uncomfortable situation.Rate it:

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nail biterAn engaging or exciting cliffhanger.Rate it:

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dumber than a door-nailSomeone who is just stupid, and doesn't even know what doornail means anyway so isn't really insulted by the term anyway.Rate it:

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hit the nail on the headTo identify something exactly; to arrive at exactly the right answer.Rate it:

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hit the nail on the head!To do something perfectly, to give a textbook answer to a question that shows you grasp the concept at hand.Rate it:

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nail biterOne who bites or chews his or her fingernails.Rate it:

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nail downTo attach with nails.Rate it:

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tooth and nailViciously; with all one’s strength or power; without holding back..Rate it:

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top offTo fill completely; to fill or refill the final portion of something not empty.Rate it:

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yank outTo remove something like a nail, or a tooth with one quick strong pull.Rate it:

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after the factToo late; after something is finished or final.Rate it:

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bottom lineThe final balance; the amount of money or profit left after everything has been tallied.Rate it:

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bottom of the ninthBy extension, any last chance or final opportunity.Rate it:

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bottom of the ninthIn baseball, the second part of the ninth and final inning. The end of the game.Rate it:

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case closedThe above is meant as final, not subject to amendation or variation.Rate it:

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close of playThe end of the final game (not to be confused with set or match) during a day at the All England Tennis Championships (Wimbledon)Rate it:

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closing timeThe time when a public house closes. Used to invite final drink orders.Rate it:

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down to the short strokesIn the final steps or decisive phase of an undertaking, especially one which has been lengthy or laborious.Rate it:

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emery boardnail fileRate it:

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end of the lineFinal cessation or discontinuance of a process, institution, or person, especially one which has existed for a considerable period of time; death.Rate it:

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end stateThe specified situation at the successful completion of the final phase of a military operation.Rate it:

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getting it all togetherResearch your plan thoroughly, seek expert advice, launch trial balloons, rehearse your presentation, edit and firm it for final presentation.Rate it:

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go for brokeTo try everything possible or do last thing possible in a final attempt.Rate it:

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grand totalThe entire or final sum.Rate it:

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home stretchThe final part of a distance or the final effort needed to finish.Rate it:

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jump offTo participate in the final round of an equestrian showjumping event.Rate it:

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la goutte d'eau qui fait d%c3%a9border le vaseThe final thing that is too much and forces a reaction; the straw that broke the camel's back.Rate it:

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last burst of fireA final effort or warning.Rate it:

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last burst of fireA state of exertion where one gives one's all; expending all of one's remaining energy in a final effort to achieve one's goal.Rate it:

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last chancefinal oppurtunityRate it:

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last trumpThe moment of God's final judgement on Earth.Rate it:

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last wordA final decision, or the right to make such a decision.Rate it:

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last wordThe final statement uttered by a person before death.Rate it:

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last-ditchFinal, as a last resort; done in desperation.Rate it:

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living endThe most extreme form of something or the final and most impactful development in a series of events - whether favorable or unfavorableRate it:

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long goodbyeNickname for Alzheimer's disease, especially for the final phase of the disease, during which the patient suffers a progressive decline of cognitive and motor skills and gradually loses the ability to recognize and to communicate with family and friends.[1]; nickname for the relationship between a person suffering from Alzheimer's disease and that person's family or friends.Rate it:

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