in for the kill

intending the complete destruction of someone or something.

The president promised not to raise taxes, and now that they've been raised, his political enemies are moving in for the kill.

Usage notes: used with move, close, swoop, and other verbs meaning move
Etymology: based on the literal meaning of in for the kill (= involved in the death of an animal)

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  • in for the kill — 1. adjective Intending to kill or destroy someone or something. If you go hunting and want to bring something back to eat, you have to be in for the kill. 2. adverb In a manner intending to kill or destroy someone or something …   Wiktionary

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  • In for the Kill (Budgie album) — In for the Kill! Studio album by Budgie Released 1974 …   Wikipedia

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  • In for the Kill (Kevin DuBrow album) — Infobox Album Name = In for the Kill Type = Cover Longtype = Artist = Kevin DuBrow Released = May 25, 2004 Recorded = Genre = Hard rock Length = Label = Shrapnel Producer = Reviews =*Allmusic Rating|3.5|5 [… …   Wikipedia

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