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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-a-mortSad; at death's door.Rate it:

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après moi le délugeUsed to indicate indifference to events that will happen after one’s death, or to indicate one’s own importance in maintaining orderRate it:

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

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até que a morte nos separetill death do us partRate it:

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big sleepDeath.Rate it:

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bleed outTo die due to excess bloodloss; to bleed to death.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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bought the farmSimple past tense and past participle of buy the farm: died; often refers to death in battle.Rate it:

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brush with deathTo have a life redeemable experienceRate it:

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bucket listA list of things to accomplish before one's death. [Circa 2007]Rate it:

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by one's own handAs a result of one's own actions, especially with reference to death by suicide.Rate it:

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cast a shadowUsed other than as an idiom: see cast, shadow.Rate it:

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cast a shadowTo dampen future events.Rate 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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che sera seraUsed to express a personal philosophy of fatalism1604, Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus:Why then belike we must sin, / And so consequently die. / Aye, we must die an everlasting death. / What doctrine call you this ? Che, sera, sera: / What will be*, shall be; Divinity adieu. / These Metaphysics of Magicians, / And necromantic books, are heavenly.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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Citations:bucket listA list of things to accomplish before one's death.Rate it:

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cradle-to-graveSpanning an entire lifetime; from birth to death.Rate it:

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cradle-to-graveSpanning an entire lifetime, from birth to death.Rate it:

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culpable homicideCriminal negligence causing the unlawful death of a human being.(Can we verify this sense?) (Canada, law) Murder, manslaughter or infanticide.(Can we verify this sense?) (Scotland, law) Manslaughter.(Can we verify this sense?) (South Africa, law) The unlawful negligent killing of another human being.Rate it:

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daughter outTo expire due to having only females surviving the death of the last male in a line.Rate it:

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dead meatSomeone in danger of death or severe punishment.Rate it:

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dead men's shoesA position or property that is only attainable by someone else upon the current holder's death.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 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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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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deathbed conversionAcceptance of religious belief immediately before one dies, typically in a state of anxiety or fear of the insecurity of what will happen to one in and after death.Rate it:

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deathblowA strike or blow that leads to death, especially a coup de grace.Rate it:

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dieTo stop living; to become dead; to undergo death.Rate it:

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dirt napA state of permanent rest; the state of death.Rate it:

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ElysianElysium; home of the blessed, after death.Rate it:

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Elysian FieldsElysium; home of the blessed, after death.Rate it:

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end of the lineFinal cessation or discontinuance of a process, institution, or person, especially one which has existed for a considerable period of time; death.Rate it:

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eternal sleepDeathRate it:

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eye shadowcosmetic itemRate it:

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faceplantDeath or defeat in popular multiplayer online games.Rate it:

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Franklin prend son thé chaudPhrase utilisée par les élèves francophones qui étudient le néerlandais pour se souvenir que les participes passés réguliers en néerlandais se terminent toujours par un d sauf quand le radical du verbe se termine par f, k, p, s, t ou ch.Rate it:

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from the cradle to the graveSpanning an entire lifetime; from birth to death.Rate it:

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fruit of one's loinsC. 1950, Kay Boyle, "Adam's Death" in Fifty Stories , ISBN 9780811212069, p. 541.Rate it:

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gallows humorComedy that makes light of death or other very serious matters.Rate it:

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give earDante Gabriel Rosetti, A Death-Parting, lines 5-6.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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gone north aboutDead, of sailor or seaman whose cause of death was anything except by drowning.Rate it:

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grimm keeperMaster of deathRate it:

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