French translation of 'downfall'
- [of person]
ruine fto be sb's downfall (= cause of failure)
entraîner la ruine de qn
Example Sentences Including 'downfall'
What I was now going to do, especially after my broken engagement, would most probably lead to Auntie Sheila's downfall.GYPSY MASALA (2004)
Low believes that parrots ' ability to mimic human sounds and to interact emotionally with people has been their downfall.SPIX'S MACAW: The Race to Save the World's Rarest Bird (2002)
I said last time that his growing confidence is likely to be his downfall.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
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Translation of downfall from the Collins English to French Dictionary