Q: Cars cranking and trying to start but wont

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I went to my friends house and after while trying to leave my car wouldnt start. It sounds like its about to start but it just wont turn over. Batterys fine tryed jumping it thinking that was the problem. Later that night i came back to check the codes because the engine light was on. It cane up saying that multiple cylinders were misfiring and something about air to fuel ratio. Any suggestions on what happened, or whats wrong? I checked the oil too and the dipstick was covered all the way too the top and suddenly had no oil in it. I checked the oil about a week ago and it was fine. Very strange would like answers they would be appreciated

My car has 212000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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