Idiom of the Day
dead in the water
Today: Tue, 21 May 2019
If something is dead in the water, it has no chance of succeeding or of making any progress.
- I'm sure that George's new company is dead in the water. Nobody's interested in buying his product.
- The government's new health bill is dead in the water. It's got no chance of getting through the Senate.
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The union's proposal for higher wages is dead in the water. Most companies