the die is cast

the die is cast

Meaning

  • an unalterable decision has been reached, or step taken.

Example Sentences

  • Worried about the misuse of chemical weapons and the United State now confirms the attack on Syria the die is cast to stop and destroy the weapons of mass destruction.

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Can you fix the example so that it actually makes sense? I suggest punctuation, maybe an “and,” and definitely changing “mass destruction weapons” to “weapons of mass destruction” (the term that the UN uses).

- Legend27 May 3, 2018

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take it on the chin

Meaning: this is a boxing metaphor meaning don't shy away from difficulty

Example: You're going to have to take it on the chin when your father gets home and sees what you've done. Read on

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