Definition of crash and burn in English:

crash and burn

  • informal Come to grief or fail spectacularly: I’ve seen guests crash and burn on the show
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    • Just as often, public careers can crash and burn.
    • When people realize that they can lose their social security money in the stock market, this plan will crash and burn.
    • She's a single mom, a child star who didn't crash and burn, and a two-time Oscar winner.
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