What generally happens in such cases is the death knell of increased expectations.
But a project in which Lehman Bros. is a partner is not necessarily a death knell, real estate insiders say.
I now consider it the death knell for traditional publishing.
And I am told it is the needle that is the death knell if one is not careful.
When you have somebody working for your campaign, like Grooms, who says you can't win, that is the death knell for a candidate.
A heavy blow fell like a death knell on the future hopes of the colonists.
The failure to grasp this fact is the death knell of orthodox religion.
The one word the Professor's Wife spoke was like a death knell.
He watched the clock now as a man who waits for the death knell.
Let the highest types of our young manhood avoid this sin and its death knell is sounded.