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English definition of “on your last legs”

on your last legs

informal
A person who is on their last legs is very tired or near to death: We'd been out walking all day and I was on my last legs when we reached the hotel. It looks as though her grandfather's on his last legs.Death and dyingTired and making tired 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.See more
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