2 adjective
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done2 [not before noun, no comparative]


finished or completed [= finished]:
The job's nearly done.
somebody is done (with something) (=someone has finished doing or using something)
As soon as I'm done, I'll give you a call.
Are you done with this magazine?
I'll be glad when the exams are over and done with (=completely finished).


cooked enough to eat [↪ overdone, underdone]:
Is the pasta done yet?

be done for

informal to be in serious trouble or likely to fail:
If we get caught, we're done for.

done in

informal extremely tired:
You look done in.

be done

also be the done thing British English to be socially acceptable:
Showing affection in public just isn't done in Japan.

be done with it

have done with it British English used to tell someone to stop thinking about or trying to decide something because they have already done this enough:
Just buy it and have done with it!

be done

British English informal to be deceived or cheated:
If you paid £50, you were done, mate!

be/get done

SCCSCP British English informal to be caught by the police for doing something illegal, but usually not too serious
be/get done for
I got done for speeding last night.

a done deal

informal an agreement that has been made and cannot be changed:
The merger is far from a done deal.

➔ be hard done by

at hard2 (6)

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