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do in

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1 to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of
  • a business venture that was done in by poor planning

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2 to deprive of life
  • the early frost did in all of our tender plants

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3 to put to death deliberately
  • somebody did the old man in late last night

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4 to use up all the physical energy of
  • the long day of hard work really did me in

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5 to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • too savvy an investor to be done in by preposterous claims of astronomical returns

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The first known use of do in was in 1905

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“Do in.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/do%20in. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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