it's curtains

it's curtains

This is the end. Typically refers to an adverse ending to something, or (hyperbolically or humorously) to death. It's curtains for the defending champs if they don't pull off a miraculous comeback. It's curtains for me if I don't get home by curfew. My parents will kill me!
See also: curtain
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It's Curtains For You, Crosby Road North, Waterloo Curtain vendors, and a "blind-ing" end to the list.
Abu Dhabi: With Sebastian Tagliabue scoring a hat-trick to see Al Wahda to a 4-2 victory over defending champions Al Jazira, in the week 11 postponed match of the Arabian Gulf League at Mohammad Bin Zayed Stadium, it's curtains for the latter as far as retaining the title is concerned.
In a house of 65, if 33 members line up against the CM, it's curtains for Mr Zehri.
I DON'T think it's curtains if Denmark draw first blood, but of course it would be a big setback.
MD: Well, you'd better think hard, or it's curtains for you.
1 IT'S CURTAINS One of the best ways to stop heat loss, try curtains with a thermal lining.
In the Roundup: Congressman Pete Sessions makes his leadership move, it's curtains for presidential candidate Carly Fiorina at a San Antonio event, Susan King goes for the Senate and a reporter takes a ride in one of Google's self-driving cars.
After 10 series, it's curtains for TV's most popular educational establishment.
A momentary carelessness, the wrong weapon in your hand and that's it; it's curtains for you.
We looked half-decent at times when we had the ball, but in these environments and these games if you switch off for a second, it's curtains.
If we lose to Sunderland I think it's curtains for us and it will be a disaster for Villa and Birmingham/Midland football if we go down.
IT'S curtains for a Huddersfield charity - and they could not be more delighted.
and Assad's military reinforcement facing Akkar "Future": No for proportionality and Orthodox proposal AL-AKHBAR: Hezbollah: Era of 1960 elections has gone DAILY STAR: Syria remains defiant amid carnage Hezbollah, Amal join Rai in rejecting 1960 poll law It's curtains for summer as thunderstorms batter Lebanon U.
Along the way, he joins a golf club, although when his mobile phone rings as he plays a round with a club official, Godwin believes it's curtains.
The Only Way Is Essex crewMARK WRIGHT has already ditched this sinking ship, others are expected to leave in their droves so it's curtains for this lot.