It'll end in tears

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It'll (all) end in tears.

something that you say which means something will end badly and the people involved will be upset She only met him in May and they were married by July. It'll end in tears, you'll see.
See also: end, tear
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But us fans still go along with all their hype Even though we know the Three Lions aren't the best In fact following England is like supporting Coventry City You know it'll end in tears and leave you really depressed
They'll play on our greed, self interest and fears Whichever one wins, it'll end in tears.