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be shot to pieces
1. slang To be in poor condition. After dropping my phone so many times, the screen is shot to pieces. I'm sorry, what's your name again? My memory is shot to pieces anymore.
2. slang To have failed or gone awry, as of an idea or plan. We really need to regroup now that our proposal is shot to pieces after the meeting with the CEO.
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