days are numbered


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Related to days are numbered: one's days are numbered, days on end

somebody's/something's days are numbered

someone or something will not exist for much longer I know my car's days are numbered, but I hope it will last just a little while longer. My days are numbered, but I hope I can live long enough to see my grandchild.
See also: days, number

somebody's/something's days are numbered

if someone's or something's days are numbered, they will not exist for much longer As our local cinema struggles to survive, it seems clear that its days are numbered.
See also: days, number