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    Default out of existence

    What is the meaning of "out of existence"?

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    Default Re: out of existence

    It's an incomplete locution, but probably refers to death.

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    Default Re: out of existence

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    It's an incomplete locution, but probably refers to death.
    This is the complete sentence:
    "Most large fish have been fished out of existence since they have no time to reproduce"

    Can be translated so?
    out of existence = endangered

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    Default Re: out of existence

    Endangered is still living, out of existence means not in existence, far worse than endangered.

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