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Definition of Idiomatic Expressions


What does fall at the final hurdle mean?

Meaning of idioms with examples...

fall at the final hurdle

If you fall at the final hurdle, you fail to accomplish something near the end of your attempt.

A related idiom is the following:

fall at the first hurdle.

The above idiom means to fail at the beginning of something that you are trying to do.


Congratulations John! You are doing a good job! Just make sure you don't fall at the final hurdle!

This idiom is in the sport category

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