do (one's) dash

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do (one's) dash

To do something to the fullest extent that one can. Primarily heard in Australia. Whew, I've done my dash! Can we just rest for a minute?
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do your dash

exhaust your energies or chances. Australian informal
1973 Chester Eagle Who Could Love the Nightingale? ‘Keep going,’ she said. ‘Keep going.’ ‘I've done my dash, Marg, in every sense of the words.’
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is a worker, not in spot shaft And the clot And you might be right: as far as this season goes, we in the Friday Lions horse-owning syndicate have, as they say at the track, done our dough and our gallant nag Tweedo Paradise has done his dash.