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Meaning of “have one foot in the grave” in the English Dictionary

"have one foot in the grave" in British English

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have one foot in the grave

humorous to be very ​old and near ​death
(Definition of have one foot in the grave from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “have one foot in the grave”
in Chinese (Simplified) 一只脚已踏进坟墓, 行将就木…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一隻腳已踏進墳墓, 行將就木…
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