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Likely to fail

hopeless

adjective

if a situation is hopeless, it seems very unlikely to succeed or improve

unworkable

adjective

not practical, and therefore unlikely to be successful

unpromising

adjective

unlikely to be satisfactory or successful

disadvantageous

adjective

unlikely to produce a successful result or be effective

precarious

adjective

not safe or likely to fall

shaky

adjective

likely to fail or be unsuccessful

on the rocks

if a business or relationship is on the rocks, it is having serious difficulties and is likely to fail soon

not have a hope in hell

to have no chance of achieving something

uncompetitive

adjective

unable to compete successfully with other businesses or products

faltering

adjective

becoming less effective and successful

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation

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