shoot the fox
 v. phr.— «I hope bloody Brad in California is happy now. England are 11 for two from 13 overs today. “Well that’s shot the fox, as they say in Australia,” says Clare Davies, in Scotland. “Too many comments about boredom and look what bloody happens? Smyth—it’s all your fault.”» —“Over-by-over: morning session” by Rob Smyth Guardian (United Kingdom) Dec. 5, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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