something's days are numbered

something's days are numbered
someone’s/something’s/days are numbered phrase
someone or something is not likely to continue in a particular situation or to exist much longer

His days in the team are probably numbered.

Thesaurus: likely to failsynonym likely to die soonsynonym
Main entry: number

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sb's/sth's days are ˈnumbered idiom
a person or thing will not continue to live, exist or be successful for much longer

His days as leader of the party are numbered.

Whatever the protests, the school's days are numbered and it will be closed down.

Main entry:dayidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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