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English definition of “not long for this world”

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not long for this world

old-fashioned
If someone is not long for this world, they will die soon.
Translations of “not long for this world”
in Chinese (Traditional) 行將就木的,將不久於人世的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 行将就木的,将不久于人世的…
(Definition of not long for this world from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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