bomb out of something

bomb out (of something)

To fail spectacularly or to a great degree. Despite all the media hype, the major summer blockbuster really bombed out. He graduated at the top of his class, but his brother bombed out of college in just one semester.
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bomb out (of something)

in. to flunk out of or fail at something, especially school or a job. She was afraid she would bomb out of school.
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