be in at the kill

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be in at the kill

To witness the end or collapse of something. Did you hear that Joe's proposal got rejected? Was anyone in at the kill?
See also: kill

be in at the kill

be present at or benefit from the successful conclusion of an enterprise.
See also: kill

be ˌin at the ˈdeath/ˈkill

be there when something ends or fails: I was in at the kill when she finally lost her job.
See also: death, kill