go over like a fart in church

go over like a fart in church

slang To be received very poorly; to elicit a displeased or disgusted response. A: "How do you think everyone will react to the lack of bonuses this year?" B: "Oh, that news will go over like a fart in church!" I tried to make a joke about politics during dinner with my in-laws, but it went over like a fart in church.
See also: church, fart, go, like, over
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