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English definition of “run yourself down”

run yourself down

phrasal verb with run     /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
to make yourself tired and ill : Since he took that extra job , he's really run himself down.Deteriorating and making worse
(Definition of run yourself down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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