days are numbered

Definition of days are numbered

  1. —used to say that someone or something will die, fail, or end soon The doctors have told me that my days are numbered.. He knew that his days as the team's coach were numbered.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in the daytime repeatedly :  on any day

numberplay numbered
  1. :  a sum of units :  total

    :  complement

    :  an indefinite usually large total

  1. :  count, enumerate

    :  to claim as part of a total :  include

    :  to restrict to a definite number

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to criticize severely

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