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Idioms

done for

done for

Meaning:
– to be about to die or suffer very much because of a serious difficulty or danger
–¬†about to fail
– suffer or die
– doomed to death or destruction

Examples:
1. That too old car is just about done for.
3. We all thought we were done for when the boat started to sink.
2. With missiles flying overhead and machine guns shooting at us, I thought we were done for.

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