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English definition of “on its last legs”

on its last legs

informal
Something that is on its last legs is in such bad condition that it will soon be unable to work as it should: I've had the same TV for 15 years now and it's really on its last legs .In bad condition Grammar:Finally, at last, lastly or in the end?Finally, at last, lastly and in the end all have a meaning of ‘after a period of time’. However, we use them in different ways.
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