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Meaning of “not long for this world” in the English Dictionary

"not long for this world" in British English

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not long for this world

old-fashioned If someone is not long for this ​world, they will ​diesoon.
(Definition of not long for this world from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “not long for this world”
in Chinese (Simplified) 行将就木的,将不久于人世的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 行將就木的,將不久於人世的…
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