do in

verb

Definition of do in

transitive verb
1 a :to bring about the defeat or destruction of
  • a businessman done in by greed
; also :kill
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

First Known Use of do in

1905



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