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do sb in

phrasal verb with do uk   // /du/ /duː/ us   // /du/ /duː/ verb did, done
  • (KILL)

slang to kill someone: They threatened to do me in if I didn't pay up by Friday.
  • (TIRE)

informal to make someone extremely tired: Playing basketball all day really did me in.
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