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gone goose

slang, obsolete Any person or thing that is in a position of certain death, failure, or ruin. Primarily heard in US. He said his business would be a gone goose if the bank doesn't approve his loan.
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(a) gone goose

someone or something that has departed or run away. Surely, the burglar is a gone goose by now. The child was a gone goose, and we did not know where to look for him.
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gone goose

n. someone or something finished or done for. (A play on dead duck.) I’m afraid that your old car is a gone goose.
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