wither\ on\ the\ vine

• die on the vine
• wither on the vine
v. phr.
To fail or collapse in the planning stages.

The program for rebuilding the city died on the vine.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • die on the vine — or[wither on the vine] {v. phr.} To fail or collapse in the planning stages. * /The program for rebuilding the city died on the vine./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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