a one-way ticket to (somewhere or something)

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a one-way ticket to (somewhere or something)

A specific, usually negative, result of an action, event, or situation. If he doesn't restructure his company soon, he's buying a one-way ticket to bankruptcy. Getting home late will be a one-way ticket to being grounded.
See also: ticket
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That sniffer of yours has a one-way ticket to your brain.