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See definition of go the wall on Dictionary.com
  • as inkick the bucket
  • as infail
  • as ingo crazy

synonyms for go the wall

  • bite the dust
  • buy the farm
  • cash in one's chips
  • cease living
  • croak
  • expire
  • go belly up
  • go to the wall
  • go west
  • meet one's maker
  • pass away
  • pass on
  • shove off
  • succumb
  • break
  • close
  • drop
  • end
  • finish
  • crash
  • defalcate
  • default
  • dishonor
  • fold
  • overdraw
  • repudiate
  • terminate
  • be cleaned out
  • become insolvent
  • be in arrears
  • be ruined
  • be taken to the cleaners
  • close down
  • close one's doors
  • drop a bundle
  • go bankrupt
  • go belly up
  • go broke
  • go bust
  • go into Chapter 11
  • go out of business
  • go to the wall
  • go under
  • go up
  • lose big
  • lose one's shirt
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How to use go the wall in a sentence

A flash of surprise and pleasure lit the fine eyes of the haughty beauty perched up there on the palace wall.
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Kind of a reception-room in there—guess I know a reception-room from a hole in the wall.
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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
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Distance, the uncertain light, and imagination, magnified it to a high wall; high as the wall of China.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
He leant against the wall of his refuge, notwithstanding this boast, and licked the ice to moisten his parched lips.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
When the women came, he was preparing to go to the west side for his daily visit with Mrs. Pruitt.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
He desired his secretary to go to the devil, but, thinking better of it, he recalled him as he reached the door.
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All Weimar adores him, and people say that women still go perfectly crazy over him.
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To see a part of my scheme, from which I had hoped so much, go wrong before my eyes is maddening!
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