Meaning: to do something that has negative consequences for you, even though these consequences can be easily seen.
Example: She dug her own grave when she started talking behind her boss's back. Read on
Meaning: The phrase is used to refer to something that spans a human lifetime.
Example: He was a difficult man; from the cradle to the grave, he was constantly angry or upset. Read on
Meaning: not expected to live much longer.
Meaning: in a cruel way and without pity or other emotion
Example: One young lady was shot dead in cold blood inside the premises of the shopping complex. Read on
Meaning: an action/event that will help bring about the death, end, or failure of something or someone
Example: She was late for the fourth day in a row. It will be another nail in her coffin when the boss hears about it. Read on
Meaning: respect, sympathy and well wishes for a deceased person
Example: He was a kind, caring and well-loved family man. May he rest in peace. Read on
Meaning: to die
Example: Mister Jack was really ill from the past two months and yesterday he bought the farm. Read on
Meaning: becoming obsolete
Example: The flowers are all dead as a doornail. Read on
Meaning: unable to produce movement
Example: Their company is trying to revive an income that is dead in the water. Read on
Meaning: you have a lot to do before you can rest
Example: We need to get all of these files completed before anyone leaves. There are miles to go before I sleep. Read on