end up in the knacker's yard(redirected from ended up in the knacker's yard)
end up in the knacker's yard
To be in or enter a state of ruin or failure due to having become useless or obsolete. Refers to a slaughterhouse for old or injured horses. Once a booming industry before the age of the Internet, home video rental has largely ended up in the knacker's yard these days.
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