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Polish translation of “give up the ghost”

give up the ghost

UK humorous
If a machine gives up the ghost, it stops working completely.
całkiem wysiąść, wyzionąć ducha
Not functioning
(Definition of give up the ghost from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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