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done for

to be about to die or suffer very much because of a serious difficulty or danger: We all thought we were done for when the boat started to sink. informal very tired: I'm really done for - I'm going to bed.
Translations of “done for”
in Chinese (Traditional) 即將送命, 即將受難, 非常疲勞的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 即将送命, 即将受难, 非常疲劳的…
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