Someone or something is bound to fail or die is a dead duck.
- Category: Animals
Idioms similar to 'Dead duck'
- Lame duck
- Sitting duck
- Duck to water
- Like a duck to water
- Water off a duck's back
- Lord love a duck
- Does a one-legged duck swim in circles?
- There's a dead cat on the line
- Dead cat bounce
- Dead as a dodo
- Beating a dead horse
- Flogging a dead horse
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