kiss of death


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Words related to kiss of death

something that is ruinous

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Kay Rousseau (Louise Lombard), centre, and Matt Costello (Danny Dyer) second from right, with their Kiss Of Death co-stars
It is because we perceive, and men don't, that she's one of the most overrated actors in the world, a woman who has been the kiss of death in practically every movie she has starred in.
For Kiss of Death they'd just draw dark circles under my eyes.
The performance in Kiss of Death won him an Academy Award nomination as supporting actor, his only mention for an Oscar.
THE GODFATHER PART II: The kiss of death between Al Pacino and John Cavale.
She said: "This would be the best place to win my first event, but if you start to think about winning at this stage then it would be the kiss of death.
I thought it was the kiss of death the horse being on the front of the Racing Post, but he's lived up to it' - Andrew Balding after Pentecost had collected
Often dismissed as the parasitic kiss of death, mistletoes turn out to form complex relationships with their trees, sometimes fostering new life.
Interesting people are smart enough to know that to get involved in this kind of show is the kiss of death.
Home Depot coming in was probably the kiss of death," remarked Botsaris.
For one thing, more public figures decide to come out on their own nowadays, leading more people to believe that being openly gay does not automatically mean the kiss of death for one's professional life.
The report from the National Commission on Writing for America's Families, Schools, and Colleges shows that poorly written job applications can be the kiss of death.
All this talk of Europe is going to give our chances of getting there the kiss of death.
Having previously backed Rod Richards in his travails it would seem that a vote of confidence from this column is akin to a football club chairman backing a losing manager - ie the kiss of death.
Moving to Erinsborough is like the kiss of death - as soon as you step into the fictional suburb, something goes horribly wrong.