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

"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)
Translations of “on your last legs”
in Chinese (Simplified) 快累死了, 奄奄一息了…
in Chinese (Traditional) 快累死了, 奄奄一息了…
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