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yes to deathTo agree with someone, often sarcastically.Rate it:

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yes manA person who always agrees with his employer or superior.Rate it:

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yes and amenAn emphatic agreement.Rate it:

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yes and noUsed other than as an idiom: see yes, and, no.Rate it:

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yes and noAn answer in reply to a yes-no question, indicating there is no simple "yes" or "no" answerRate it:

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yes-manA person of unquestioning obedience.Rate it:

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death spiralA manoeuvre in which a male skater spins in place while holding one hand of his female skating partner as she circles around him with one skate on the ice and one leg extended outward parallel to the ice surface, all the while slowly lowering herself until her back almost touches the ice surface.Rate it:

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life-or-deathOf critical importance to the survival of a living organism.Rate it:

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till death do us partA common phrase said between the bride and the groom at a Christian wedding, indicating togetherness and commitment.Rate it:

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at death's doorAbout to die; in a life-threatening state of health.Rate it:

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bleed to deathUsed other than as an idiom: see bleed, to, death.Rate it:

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bleed to deathTo die from massive bloodloss, usually from severe arterial bleeding.Rate it:

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brush with deathTo have a life redeemable experienceRate it:

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catch one's deathTo contract a serious illness, especially a nasty cold or other respiratory ailment and especially as a result of exposure to wet or chilly weather.Rate it:

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death by spellcheckThe problems caused by spellcheckers being incapable of correcting most homophone confusions.Rate it:

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death knellA sign or omen foretelling the death or destruction of something.Rate it:

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death knellThe tolling of a bell announcing death.Rate it:

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death spiralThe downward, corkscrew-motion of a disabled aircraft which is unrecoverably headed for a crash.Rate it:

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death spiralThe situation or course of action of one who is on a path toward some sort of inevitable catastrophic failure.Rate it:

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death warmed upUsed to describe a person who appears pale or sickly.Rate it:

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give me liberty or give me deathA set-phrase indicating enormous displeasure at any over-authoritarian policy or law.Rate it:

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hounded me almost to deathA continuing harassment, a constant and recurring state of personal raging.Rate it:

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kiss of deathA kiss on the cheek that signifies the death of the receiver, as delivered by a mob boss or one with such influence.Rate it:

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kiss of deathSomething that may seem good and favourable but that actually brings ruin to hopes, plans, etc.Rate it:

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life-or-deathHaving death as a possible or even likely outcome; perilous.Rate it:

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life-or-deathOf critical importance to the success of a particular endeavor.Rate it:

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like death warmed overIll, unwell.Rate it:

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living deathA condition of suffering, solitude, or impairment so extreme as to deprive one's existence of all happiness and meaning.Rate it:

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matter of life and deathSomething whose outcome could result in either someone's survival or their deathRate it:

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matter of life and deathAn extremely urgent matter.Rate it:

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scare somebody to deathTo frighten someone very much.Rate it:

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scare someone to deathTo frighten someone very much.Rate it:

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scared to deathExtremely frightened.Rate it:

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social deathThe alienation of certain people from society to the point of being forgotten, excluded, or ignored in society.Rate it:

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to deathTo a great degree.Rate it:

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valley of deathDeath; or a place or period where death is impending.Rate it:

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valley of deathLord Alfred Tennyson, The Charge of the Light Brigade.Rate it:

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valley of deathThe phase of a startup business beginning with the entrepreneur's fulltime commitment to it and ending when the business has achieved sustainable cash flow.Rate it:

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valley of the shadow of deathValleys on earth one must walk through, that is, part of the human experience.Rate it:

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in the woodsIn critical condition; near death's door.Rate it:

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Last SupperThe Passover meal that Jesus ate with his disciples on the night before his death.Rate it:

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vale of tearsA symbolic "valley of tears"; meaning the world and the sorrows felt through life. Similar to the Old Testament Psalm 23's reference to the "valley of the shadow of death", the phrase implies that sadness is part of the physical world (i.e. part of human experience).Rate it:

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run overTo drive over, causing injury or death.Rate it:

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Chinaman's chanceNo chance; zero possibility; a high or almost certain risk of death or failure.Rate it:

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poisoned chaliceA scheme or instrument for causing death or harm, especially one which eventually brings about the downfall of its creator; something which is initially regarded as advantageous but which is later recognized to be disadvantageous or harmful.Rate it:

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reach an early graveTo be sentenced to death before the age of 18.Rate it:

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come si!, come 'sah'Say Yes! or NoRate it:

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you can't take it with youIt is not possible to take one's material wealth to whatever world may await one after death.1900, E. Phillips Oppenheim, A Millionaire of Yesterday, ch. 6:"The clause whichRate it:

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a quick drop and a sudden stopA fall to one's death, especially by hanging.Rate it:

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all correcttrue; agreed, yes indeedRate it:

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