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1 definition by D. J. (from PSU)

to work at something and nearly accomplish something great, before failing at the end
Jimmy had an 'A' going into the final exam, but did poorly and therefore, went 18 and 1 in the class.

Entemology: The Patriots were undefeated going into the Super Bowl, but went 18 and 1 for the season.
by D. J. (from PSU) February 03, 2008