Its recurrence was regular, but as slow as the tolling of a death knell
. He awaited each new stroke with impatience and -- he knew not why -- apprehension.
Instead of focusing on manufacturing, we have turned to trading and real estate business, causing deindustrialisation which is a death knell
for any economy.
The Raila-Uhuru deal has thrown NASA into a quagmire with some pundits speculating it could deal a death knell
to the coalition that brings together four political parties.
"Talk about killing boxing - it's a death knell
for the sport.
So, apparently, is Dan Melchior and His Broke Review, who sound a death knell
with their "Garage Obituary." Look for the "Remote Control" 7" on Troubleman Records (and no, it's not a Clash cover) ...
The "GMB union believes that the decision could sound a death knell
for many in the manufacturing industry.
For Small businesses, lawsuits can be a death knell
. Already strapped for time, money, and resources, entrepreneurs simply can't afford the financial and emotional stress that comes with legal wrangling.
The very name sounds a death knell
to many Americans.
"It used to be that going on the pink sheets was a death knell
," says Sprague, because there was no place to follow and trade the stock.
They sound a death knell
for theories of distant origins for the most potent cosmic rays, says Alexander Vilenkin of Tufts University in Medford, Mass.