Definition of 'undoing'
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Example sentences containing 'undoing'
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Would it risk undoing the gifts of grace amid generations of conflict? Christianity Today (2000)The council said that cuts to national park budgets risked undoing that work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Its precarious foundations caused the undoing of what had promised to be a great success story. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Playing on grass remains something of a mystery and an opponent with experience could prove her undoing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But his prowess in distance running proved his undoing. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But their lack of goals this season has been worrying and that may be their undoing in the next round. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That was to prove her undoing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Here another car proved his undoing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He warned that lobbyists risked undoing much of the reform envisaged by the Vickers review. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In his case, it is toff triumphalism that may be his undoing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Scotland lost three of their lineouts, undoing much hard work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)More worrying still, the very instruments they have packed their balance sheets with might well prove their undoing next time around. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet, like so many others recently, he let greed and corruption cause his undoing. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was, of course, not really the food that caused the undoing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Politics, again, will prove his undoing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)West Ham have won three of their six matches against the top four teams, but their record against those around them could prove their undoing. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Trends of 'undoing'
Used Occasionally. undoing is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'undoing'
British English: undoing NOUN
If something is someone's undoing, it is the cause of their failure.
His lack of experience may prove to be his undoing.
Definition of undoing from the Collins English Dictionary
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