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seal somebody’s fate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishseal somebody’s fateseal somebody’s fateCERTAINLY/DEFINITELYto make something, especially something bad, sure to happen The outbreak of war sealed the government’s fate. seal
Examples from the Corpus
seal somebody’s fateRogerson's fate was sealed when he got behind the wheel of his car, completely drunk.
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