Idiom- (go down in flames / to bust one's chops )
1. go down in flames
- fail in a bad day
Sam tried to ask that girl to go on a date but he went down in flames.
2. to bust one's chops
- (1).to work exceptionally hard
- (2).to harass or tease
Since she must get a good score, Alice busted her chops to study and practice her English.