pass your sell-by date
reach a point where you are useless or worn out - informal
A sell-by date is that stamped on perishable goods indicating the latest date on which they may be sold.
1998 - Spectator - He would probably have to turn on them [his colleagues] when, in his view, they had passed their sell-by date.
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