Dead In The Water
Meaning: If something is dead in the water, it has zero chances of making any progress or of succeeding.
- I bet his strategy to win this game as the false Sheriff is dead in the water. Nobody’s going to trust him.
- If you unconsciously reveal yourself as a mafia during the “day” – the probability you stay in the game is dead in the water.
You can practice this idiom soon at one of the English Mafia Club’s upcoming meetings: https://englishmafiaclub.com/events/upcoming-events