One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The point beyond which progress or survival cannot continue.‘if the lawsuit is not dropped it could be the end of the road for the publisher’
- ‘It marks the end of the road for him and for all who bullied and killed in his name.’
- ‘It is the end of the road for these buses, as the company has been sold off amid a huge backlog of repairs and maintenance work.’
- ‘Police will start using a new radio system today meaning the end of the road for eavesdroppers who listened in to police messages.’
- ‘For the little biotech company, it may be the end of the road, their destruction.’
- ‘This week, as in previous years, a number of politicians some nice and some barely competent, have come to the end of the road.’
- ‘Some say it's the end of the road for players like Paul and others.’
- ‘After 170 years of wacky inventions and strange new models, it seems we may finally be at the end of the road for the electric car.’
- ‘A meeting will take place today to decide if it is the end of the road for workers at the plant.’
- ‘In Los Angeles, motorway capital of the world, car chaos has taken the city to the end of the road.’
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