Meaning of “on your last legs” in the English Dictionary

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"on your last legs" in British English

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on your last legs

informal

A person who is on their last legs is very tired or near to death:

We'd been out walking all day and I was on my last legs when we reached the hotel.
It looks as though her grandfather's on his last legs.

(Definition of “on your last legs” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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