train wreck


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train wreck

n.
1. An accident or collision involving a train.
2. Slang A disastrous outcome or occurrence; a catastrophe: described the new budget as a fiscal train wreck.

train wreck

n
1. an incident in which a train is severely damaged
2. informal something or someone that has suffered ruin or calamity
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Positive frights, that's what they are, their faces painted white as corpses and their lips red as--as some of the train wrecks I've helped clean up.
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I'm not a train wreck - I'm just having fun," she says.