What does house of cards mean

collapse like a house of cards (German)

Part of speech: idiom

Hyphenation:
to collapse like a card house
Word meaning / definition:
1) prove unrealistic
Synonyms:
1) burst like a soap bubble
Application examples:
1) All of your lofty dreamscollapsed like a house of cards.

Translations

  • French: s'écrouler comme un château de cartes, s'effondre comme un château de cartes
  • Swedish: 1) falla ihop som ett korthus

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House of cards:… 2) Yesterday I spent the whole day in the house of cards. Saying / idioms: 1) collapse like a house of cards, collapse like a house of cards, collapse like ...

collapse: ... has collapsed most of the houses and 2 mosques. Saying / idioms: collapse like a house of cards, for someone a typical world falls ...


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