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be cooked

To be in serious trouble; to be ruined, finished, or defeated. If mom and dad find out we took their car out last night, we're cooked! Down by 45 points with only two minutes left in the game, it's pretty safe to say that the home team is cooked at this point.
See also: cook
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The books say to blanch them, but I find that root crops keep better if they are cooked before I store them in the freezer.
Bake in preheated 375-degree oven 20 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through.