that'd be it.

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  • srk

    Senior Member
    English - US
    It means something like "It would happen that fast" or "There would be nothing you could do about it."

    "That'd be it" might be expanded to "That would be all there was to it."
     

    Parla

    Member Emeritus
    English - US
    She said it was because we would be set on fire if we got too close to the heater. "Pffft", she'd say flicking her fingers, "that'd be it".
    If the children's clothes caught fire, they—the children—could go up in flames. They could be burned to death.
     
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