Meaning of “have a good innings” in the English Dictionary

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"have a good innings" in British English

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have a good innings

UK informal

If you say that someone has had a good innings, you mean that they have had a long and successful life:

He was 86 when he died so I suppose he'd had a good innings.

(Definition of “have a good innings” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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