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somebody’s/something’s days are numbered

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsomebody’s/something’s days are numberedsomebody’s/something’s days are numberedCONTINUE1#used to say that someone or something will not exist for much longer It seems that the hospital’s days are numbered. day
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somebody’s/something’s days are numberedI think Harry's days as a bachelor are numbered.But if the church has its way, the garden's days are numbered.He knows his days are numbered.If Gordon Gekko is still around, his days are numbered.My image flickers and your days are numbered.Whatever the protests, it seems that Hospital's days are numbered.
somebody’s/something’s days are numberedsomebody’s/something’s days are numberedFINISH/COME TO AN ENDused to say that someone or something cannot live or continue for much longer I knew my days were numbered at that firm. number
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somebody’s/something’s days are numberedBut if the church has its way, the garden's days are numbered.He knows his days are numbered.If Gordon Gekko is still around, his days are numbered.My image flickers and your days are numbered.Whatever the protests, it seems that Hospital's days are numbered.
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