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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In announcing his retirement, Fischer was typically blunt, saying only, "I reckon I've done my dash.
He explained: "To be honest I wasn't going to come back because I had sort of done my dash and then I got a call from the producer telling me about the reaction.