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The last nail in the coffin

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'The last nail in the coffin' is an idiom which metaphorically means 'the last action which resulted in the complete end of something'.

Sample Usage

The reservation policy by the government was the last nail in the coffin of their party.
His all-round display brought victory to the team, as he was the last nail in the coffin to their opponents.

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