number is up


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somebody's number is up

someone is going to die I don't worry about flying. I figure if your number's up, your number's up.
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somebody's number is up

  (informal)
if someone's number is up, they are going to die or to suffer This car came hurtling towards me and I thought my number was up.
See also: number, up