had a good innings

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Definition of had a good innings

British, informal
used to say that someone who has died lived a long life We're sad she's gone, but she had a good innings.

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“Had a good innings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/had%20a%20good%20innings. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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