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The writing's on the wall

English Meaning 1

something bad is going to happen / a negative change is coming

English Example 1

“I’ve spoken to our finance manager and I think we all know the writing’s on the wall, so let’s not argue over it, rather start thinking to the future.”

English Meaning 2

English Example 2

“That’s it, the company’s finished, now they’ve divided us like this, the writing’s on the wall, it’s just a matter of time”


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