Idioms related to Death

dead as a dodo
dead as a dodo Meaning no longer alive or existing to be extinct to not be found to be obsolete/outdated Example Sentences When my dad finds out that ... Read on
you can’t take it with you
you can’t take it with you Meaning everybody leaves their wealth behind after death; to not be able to take anything along when one passes on; no one ... Read on
beyond the veil
beyond the veil Meaning: In an inexplicable or concealed place or condition, especially the mysterious state of existence after death. Example: Many people have tried to discover beyond ... Read on
toll or sound the death knell
toll or sound the death knell Meaning: Cause an organization, system or activity to fail or end Examples: 1. The shutdown of the local iron industry tolled the ... Read on
at death’s door
at death’s door Meaning: – on the point of dying – very ill – in serious danger of death – very near the end of one’s life (Often ... Read on

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cut corners
cut corners Meaning: economize on time, money, materials or effort, perhaps unwisely. Example: It is certainly not a sensible move to cut corners with national security.


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