Значение идиомы come a cropper

[come a cropper] 1. To fall off your horse.

John’s horse stumbled, and John came a cropper.

2. To fail.

Mr. Brown did not have enough money to put into his business and it soon came a cropper.

Compare: RIDING FOR A FALL.


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Значение идиомы come a cropper