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You'll do your back in

English Meaning 1

You will damage or hurt your back (used when we speak English to warn someone)

English Example 1

“Don’t lift like that, you’ll do your back in, always lift heavy things by bending your knees”

English Meaning 2

(same as Meaning 1)

English Example 2

“I tried to take the boxes from the top shelf and I think I’ve done my back in”
(learn English tip: this is only when we speak English, it is not correct grammar for written English)


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