go tits up

go tits up

in. to die; to go to ruin; to fall apart. (A play on go belly up which has the same meaning. Refers to an animal like a goldfish that turns belly up when it dies.) Her firm went tits up after the stock market crash.
See also: tit, up
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Glasgow, Mar 31 ( ANI ): Tennis star Andy Murray has warned Scottish people not to make an emotional snap decision on going independent because it might go tits up.
Murray further said you don't want to come to a snap decision and then see the country go tits up.