Death

love to death

Meaning: love someone very much

Example: He is prepared to do anything for her, go to any extent. He loves her to death. Read on

kick the bucket

Meaning: to die

Example: Have you heard? The old man down the street has kicked the bucket. Read on

pull the wool over eyes

Meaning: to deceive someone

Example: I'm not as dumb as you think; don't try to pull the wool over my eyes. 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

Meaning: on the point of dying

Example: Most of the survivors of the airplane crash are still at death's door. Read on

do or die

Meaning: a situation in which you must take a big risk in order to avoid failure

Example: A do-or-die attempt to halt the invaders. Read on

die in harness

Meaning: to expire while working

Example: She doesn't want to retire - she'd rather die in harness. Read on

over my dead body

Meaning: in no way, under no circumstances

Example: You will go on a date with my sister over my dead body! Read on

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a bunch of fives

Meaning: This phrase refers to the human fist where the bunch of fives literally point out to the five digits.

Example: The two enemy groups in the college this time came together for a fight with nothing but their bunch of fives. Read on

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