one more strike and (one's) out

one more strike and (one's) out

One more mistake, transgression, or infraction will lead to one's failure or dismissal. He's already been reprimanded twice for coming into work late. One more strike and he's out. The school takes truancy very seriously, Sarah. Just one more strike and you're out.
See also: and, more, one, out, strike
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