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    Dear Teachers,

    A. I really wish someone could help me because there’s no one for me to turn to.
    - “to turn to” means “to ask for advice”, right?

    B. Please give me some advice to solve this problem. I live in a small town, and I’m afraid that if this gets out, I’m done for.
    - Does “I’m done for” have a figurative meaning in this sentence?

    Thanks a million

    Namsteven

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    Default Re: turn to

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    A-- Yes. Turn to = seek support from
    B-- Done for = completely finished in some way:

    done for, Informal.
    a. tired; exhausted.
    b. deprived of one's means, position, etc.
    c. dead or close to death.

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