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"be past your sell-by date" in British English

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be past your sell-by date

UK If someone is past ​their sell-by ​date, that ​person is not ​wanted or ​considereduseful any more because they are too ​old: There's plenty of ​time to have a ​baby. I'm not past my sell-by ​dateyet.
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