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do someone in

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phrasal verb with do us /du/ verb present tense does /dʌz, dəz/ , past tense did /dɪd/ , past participle done /dʌn/

(TIRE)

to tire someone:

That five-mile hike did me in.

do someone in

infml
phrasal verb with do us /du/ verb present tense does /dʌz, dəz/ , past tense did /dɪd/ , past participle done /dʌn/

(CAUSE TO FAIL)

to be the cause of someone's failure:

A couple of key losses did the team in.

(Definition of “do someone in” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)