cook someone's goose

Cook someone's goose
If you cook someone's goose, you ruin their plans.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • cook someone's goose — (informal) 1. To spoil someone s plans 2. To make someone s downfall inevitable • • • Main Entry: ↑cook * * * cook someone’s goose informal phrase to cause a lot of problems for someone, or to spoil their plans Thesaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • cook someone's goose — cook (someone s) goose informal if you cook someone s goose, you do something that spoils their plans and prevents them from succeeding. Disgruntled employees cooked Blackledge s goose by leaking private documents to the press …   New idioms dictionary

  • cook someone's goose — ► cook someone s goose informal spoil someone s plans. Main Entry: ↑cook …   English terms dictionary

  • cook someone's goose — idi+inf cook someone s goose, Informal. to ruin someone s chances or future …   From formal English to slang

  • cook someone's goose —    If you cook someone s goose, you ruin their plans.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • cook someone's goose — informal spoil someone s plans. → cook …   English new terms dictionary

  • cook someone's goose — informal to cause a lot of problems for someone, or to spoil their plans …   English dictionary

  • cook one's goose — {v. phr.}, {slang} To ruin someone hopelessly; destroy one s future expectations or good name. * /The bank treasurer cooked his own goose when he stole the bank s funds./ * /She cooked John s goose by reporting what she knew to the police./ *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cook\ one's\ goose — v. phr. slang To ruin someone hopelessly; destroy one s future expectations or good name. The bank treasurer cooked his own goose when he stole the bank s funds. She cooked John s goose by reporting what she knew to the police. The dishonest… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cook one's goose — kill someone, give someone what they have coming, put an end to someone …   English contemporary dictionary

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