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  • Butcher of the Somme ( Nickname of General Douglas Haig )
  • Cake or death ( line from Eddie Izzard comedy )
  • Catch your death of cold
  • Chew a gun
  • Cop killer
  • Cot death
  • Cowards may die many times before their death
  • Crazy Gun Barney ( Nickname of Barney Fife ( Don Knotts ) )
  • Curiosity killed the cat ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Dance of death
  • Dead men tell no tales
  • Death In Venice ( Dirk Bogade / Luchino Visconti movie )
  • Death On The Nile ( Agatha Christie book )
  • Death On The Orient Express ( Agatha Christie book )
  • Death Valley ( tourist attraction in Arizona USA )
  • Death by PowerPoint
  • Death by a thousand cuts
  • Death by chocolate
  • Death by committee
  • Death by misadventure
  • Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down
  • Death metal
  • Death of a Salesman ( play by Arthur Miller )
  • Death trap
  • Dice with death
  • Die a death
  • Do away with
  • Do something to death
  • Doctor Strangelove Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb ( Peter Sellers movie )
  • Dodged a bullet
  • Domestos kills all known germs - Dead! ( Domestos Bleach advertising slogan )
  • Domestos kills ninety-nine per cent of all known germs ( Domestos Bleach advertising slogan )
  • Don't shoot the messenger
  • Don't shoot the piano player
  • Don't shoot until you can see the whites of their eyes
  • Done to death
  • Dressed to kill
  • Drive by shooting
  • Faster than a speeding bullet ( A catchphrase from Superman )
  • Fate worse than death ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Father of The Atomic Bomb ( Nickname of Robert Oppenheimer )
  • Get away with murder
  • Give it the gun
  • Give me liberty or give me death
  • Go in for the kill
  • Grim death
  • Grip of death
  • Group of death ( the most difficult or competitive group in a sports tournament )
  • Gun down
  • Hang on like grim death
  • Hanged, drawn and quartered
  • Happiness Is A Warm Gun ( The Beatles song )
  • Hard work never killed anyone
  • Have gun, will travel ( A catchphrase from TV series )
  • Have you any last requests? ( humorous question asked as though a person was about to be killed )
  • Hold a gun to his head
  • How To Murder Your Wife ( Jack Lemmon movie )
  • I could murder a cup of tea
  • I could murder a curry
  • I'd kill for a cup of tea
  • If I tell you I will have to shoot you
  • If I tell you, I'll have to kill you
  • If it kills me
  • If looks could kill
  • In at the death
  • In at the kill
  • In the midst of life we are in death
  • Into the valley of death rode the six hundred
  • Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me?
  • Jack the Ripper ( Nickname of Victorian murderer )
  • Jump the gun
  • Just shoot me
  • Kill Bill ( Quentin Tarantino movie )
  • Kill or be killed
  • Kill or cure
  • Kill stone dead
  • Kill the fatted calf
  • Kill the goose that lays the golden egg
  • Kill time
  • Kill time until time kills you
  • Kill two birds with one stone
  • Kill with kindness
  • Killer Queen ( Queen song )
  • Killer Ray ( Nickname of Ray Allen )
  • Killer app
  • Killer instinct
  • Killer wave
  • Killing In The Name Of Love ( Firewind song )
  • Killing Me Softly With His Song ( Roberta Flack song
  • Killing the goose that lays the golden eggs
  • Kills bugs dead ( Raid advertising slogan )
  • Kiss of death
  • Knock off
  • Lady killer
  • Leave the gun, take the cannoli ( line from The Godfather )
  • Letter bomb
  • Licence To Kill ( James Bond movie Timothy Dalton )
  • Licensed to kill
  • Life after death
  • Life and death struggle
  • Like a pig from a gun
  • Like death warmed up
  • Look death in the eye
  • Looks like a bomb has hit it
  • Machine Gun Kelly ( Nickname of George Kelly )
  • Magic bullet
  • Make a killing
  • Matter of life and death
  • Meat is murder
  • Merchant of death
  • Mercy killing
  • Mother Superior jumped the gun ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Mow down
  • Murder On The Dance Floor ( Sophie Ellis-Bexter song )
  • Murder will out
  • Near death experience
  • Nothing is certain but death and taxes
  • Oh my God, they killed Kenny ( A catchphrase from South Park )
  • On death row
  • On pain of death
  • Out of the jaws of death
  • Psycho Killer ( Talking Heads song )
  • Put a gun to your head
  • Put an end to
  • Put out a contract on
  • Put the fear of death into someone
  • Put to death
  • Put to sleep
  • Put to the sword
  • Road kill
  • Rub out
  • Rubber bullet ( a bullet made of rubber or plastic and used for riot control )
  • Scared to death
  • Scream bloody murder
  • Scream blue murder
  • See how they run like pigs from a gun ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Serial killer
  • Shoot 'em up
  • Shoot a birdie ( score one under par in a golf shot )
  • Shoot a fairy
  • Shoot blanks
  • Shoot down in flames ( destroy an argument or theory )
  • Shoot first, ask questions later
  • Shoot from the hip
  • Shoot him down in flames
  • Shoot hoops
  • Shoot it out
  • Shoot me now
  • Shoot on sight
  • Shoot someone a line
  • Shoot straight ( to talk or deal honestly )
  • Shoot the breeze
  • Shoot the moon ( remove household goods by night to avoid paying rent )
  • Shoot the puppy
  • Shoot through ( to leave or abscond )
  • Shoot to kill
  • Shoot your cuffs
  • Shoot your mouth off
  • Shoot yourself in the foot
  • Sick to death of
  • Silver bullet ( a simple and seeming effortless solution to a difficult problem )
  • Slay the dragon
  • Smoking gun
  • Snuff out
  • Son of Sam ( Nickname of David Berkowitz )
  • Son of a gun
  • Speed kills
  • Stop it you're killing me
  • Stop, or my mom will shoot ( line from Sylvestor Stallone movie )
  • Stronger ( What Doesn't Kill You ) ( Kelly Clarkson song )
  • Take care of
  • Take no prisoners
  • Take someone out
  • Take your life
  • That which does not kill us makes us stronger ( Friedrich Nietzsche quotation )
  • The Acid-bath Killer ( Nickname of John Haigh )
  • The Angel of Death ( Nickname of Josef Mengele )
  • The Boston Strangler ( Nickname of Albert DeSalvo )
  • The Clown Killer ( Nickname of John Gacy )
  • The Fast Gun From Texas ( Nickname of Dan Troop ( John Russell ) )
  • The Gun That Won The West ( Nickname of the Colt revolver )
  • The Hillside Strangler ( Nickname of Alessio and Angelo )
  • The Hog Butcher Of The World ( Nickname of Chicago Illinois )
  • The Hypochondriac's Guide To Life And Death ( Gene Weingarten book )
  • The Living Death ( Nickname of Lew Jenkins )
  • The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll ( Bob Dylan song )
  • The Man With The Golden Gun ( James Bond movie Roger Moore )
  • The Masque of the Red Death
  • The Mississippi Bullet ( Nickname of Monta Ellis )
  • The Moors Murderers ( Nickname of Ian Brady and Myra Hindley )
  • The Zodiac Killer ( Nickname of Seda Heriberto )
  • The killing fields
  • The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated
  • The valley of the shadow of death ( line from the Lord's Prayer )
  • The wages of sin is death
  • There are more ways of killing a cat than choking it with cream
  • They Shoot Horses Don't They? ( Jane Fonda movie )
  • Thou shalt not kill
  • Tickled to death
  • Till Death Us Do Part ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Time to kill
  • To Kill A Mockingbird ( Gregory Peck movie )
  • Turkey shoot
  • Under the gun
  • Until death do us part
  • Video Killed The Radio Star ( The Buggles song )
  • Wall of death
  • Weather bomb ( a rapidly deepening low pressure area causing severe storms )
  • Whispering Death ( Nickname of Michael Holding - West Indies cricketer )
  • Who killed Cock Robin ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • You'll be the death of me
  • You're killing me

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