be cooked

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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Some delicious soups like the one below can be cooked and frozen for when you feel hungry.
The fridge might look bare, but it isn't - there's always food sitting in there," says Gary, who had his recipes tried and tested by a home economist to ensure that they could be cooked in the times he'd allowed.
The leaves, essentially from where the stalk turns red on up, can be cooked so long as it is done with several rinses of water.
Swordfish is done when firm and almost opaque throughout; tuna can be cooked to any degree of doneness desired.