Dead-duck meaning

One doomed to failure or to death.
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A person or thing that is ruined or certain to suffer ruin, failure, or death; goner.
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(idiomatic) One who is in serious danger or trouble.

She's a dead duck if she starts flirting with my boyfriend!

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(idiomatic) A project that is doomed to failure from the start.

The government decision meant that the proposed boycott of South African goods was a dead duck.

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