Synonyms of on the rocks in English:

on the rocks

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1‘Sue's marriage was on the rocks’


in difficulty, in trouble, breaking down, practically over, heading for divorce, heading for the divorce courts

in tatters, in pieces, destroyed, shattered, ruined, beyond repair

kaput, done for, toast

2‘he ordered a Scotch on the rocks’


with ice, on ice