do in


Definition of DO IN

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

Examples of DO IN

  1. <a business venture that was done in by poor planning>
  2. <the early frost did in all of our tender plants>

First Known Use of DO IN


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