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Meaning of “your number is up” in the English Dictionary

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your number is up

informal When ​your number is up, you are going to ​die: When the ​planestarted to ​shake, I just ​thought my number was up.
(Definition of your number is up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “your number is up”
in Chinese (Simplified) (某人)气数已尽,死到临头…
in Chinese (Traditional) (某人)氣數已盡,死到臨頭…
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