have one foot in the grave Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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have one foot in the grave

humorous
to be very old and near death
Translations of “have one foot in the grave”
in Chinese (Traditional) 一隻腳已踏進墳墓, 行將就木…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一只脚已踏进坟墓, 行将就木…
(Definition of have one foot in the grave from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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