it's curtains

it's curtains

  (informal)
something that you say when you believe something will end or someone will have to stop doing something (usually + for ) If audience figures don't improve, it's curtains for DJ Mike Hamilton.
See also: curtain
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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.
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.
As proof that the end is nigh business is no longer men with sandwich boards shouting at shoppers on Saturdays so grey it appeared the inevitable had already happened, Robert Fitzpatrick has even ploughed his $140,000 retirement fund into spreading the good word that it's curtains for mankind.
After that, it's curtains -- or no more curtains -- for us too.
It's curtains for the cold and clinical shower screen in the before picture.
Three Happy Meals in a week, and it's curtains for your weans.
At best, football players have four years and fortysomething games and then it's curtains for all but a fortunate few who survive to play in the pros.
MARK WRIGHT has already ditched this sinking ship, others are expected to leave in their droves so it's curtains for this lot.
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.
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.
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.