Synonyms of on the rocks in English:

on the rocks

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1‘Sue's marriage was on the rocks’

in difficulty, in trouble, breaking down, practically over, heading for divorce, heading for the divorce courts
in tatters, in pieces, destroyed, shattered, ruined, beyond repair
informal kaput, done for, toast

2‘he ordered a Scotch on the rocks’

with ice, on ice