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die a death

To fail and become defunct. Primarily heard in UK. I expect that political movement to die a death before it gains any real traction.
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die a (or the) death

come to an end; cease or fail to be popular or successful.
1999 Linedancer Our industry must expand … otherwise it will die a death with just a few clubs remaining.
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die a/the ˈdeath

(British English, informal) end suddenly and completely; fail: Our fund-raising appeal died a death when the government failed to support it.He died the death as Othello, and never got another role after that.
See also: death, die