One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘some improvement work was to be left undone due to the cost’
unfinished, incomplete, half-done
not started, not done, unaccomplished, unperformed, unexecuted, unfulfilled, unconcluded, unattended to, omitted, neglected, passed over, disregarded, ignored, left, remaining, outstanding, deferred, pending, on ice, awaiting attention, in the air, up in the air
informal on the back burner
2‘she had lost her one advantage and would be utterly undone’
defeated, beaten, foiled, frustrated, thwarted
finished, ruined, destroyed, doomed, lost
informal washed up, done for, toast
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