someone's number is up

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Definition of someone's number is up

used to say that someone is about to suffer or die You never know when your number is up.

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“Someone's number is up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/someone%27s%20number%20is%20up. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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