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do in

verb

Definition of do in

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to bring about the defeat or destruction of <a businessman done in by greed>; also :  kill b :  exhaust, wear out

  3. 2 :  cheat



Examples of do in in a sentence

  1. <a business venture that was done in by poor planning>

  2. <the early frost did in all of our tender plants>



1905

First Known Use of do in

1905



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