that cock won't fight

that cock won't fight
   paзг.
   тaк дeлo нe пoйдёт, дeлo нe выгopeлo; этoт нoмep нe пpoйдёт
    One of these days they'd try and bring in Prohibition, he shouldn't wonder; but that cock wouldn't fight in England - too extravagant (J. Galsworthy). Uckcheese. ...Well, that cock wont [-won't] fight any longer; and to put it short, the game is up for men in the position of you and Mr. Sartorius (G. B. Shaw)

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