put the skids under so/sth
put the skids under (so/sth) definition
to cause someone or something to fail. (See also on the skids.) : The mayor put the skids under my plan.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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