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seal someone's fate

Definition of seal someone's fate in English:

Make it inevitable that something unpleasant will happen to someone.
Example sentences
  • He seals your fate, but looks confused if you protest.
  • He then takes to visiting the mad ward daily, an act which seals his fate.
  • And once you resist their military, you're pretty much sealing your fate.
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