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  • Back from the dead
  • Behind the beat
  • Better dead than red
  • Better late than never ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Better off dead
  • Blast from the past
  • Brain dead
  • Bring out your dead
  • Brown bread ( Cockney rhyming slang for dead )
  • Burn the midnight oil ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Buy now pay later
  • Can't Slow Down ( Lionel Richie album )
  • Catch you later
  • Chivalry is not dead
  • Cut it fine
  • Cut out the dead wood
  • Cut someone dead
  • Day late and a dollar short
  • Dead Man Walking ( Helen Prejean book )
  • Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid ( Steve Martin movie )
  • Dead Ringer For Love ( Meatloaf song )
  • Dead air
  • Dead and buried
  • Dead and gone
  • Dead cat bounce ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Dead cinch
  • Dead duck
  • Dead easy
  • Dead end
  • Dead from the neck up
  • Dead giveaway
  • Dead heads
  • Dead heat
  • Dead in the water
  • Dead issue
  • Dead letter
  • Dead loss
  • Dead man walking
  • Dead meat
  • Dead men tell no tales
  • Dead men's shoes
  • Dead of night
  • Dead of winter
  • Dead on arrival
  • Dead on time
  • Dead presidents
  • Dead reckoning
  • Dead ringer ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Dead to rights
  • Dead to the world
  • Dead white European male ( derogatory reference to someone who has an unjustified reputation )
  • Dead white male
  • Dead wood
  • Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down
  • Dick and Jane is dead ( Encyclopaedia Britannica advertising slogan )
  • Domestos kills all known germs - Dead! ( Domestos Bleach advertising slogan )
  • Don't you people have homes to go to?
  • Down among the dead men
  • Drop dead
  • Drop dead gorgeous
  • Drop dead list
  • Drop down dead
  • Drop the Dead Donkey ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Fashionably late
  • Fifteen men on a dead man's chest
  • First past the post
  • Flogging a dead horse
  • Fly now. Shovel later ( Eastern Airlines advertising slogan )
  • Get behind in your work
  • Given up for dead
  • God is dead ( philosophical comment by Friedrich Nietzsche )
  • Good and dead
  • Graveyard shift
  • Hang by the neck until dead
  • Have you driven a Ford lately? ( Ford Cars advertising slogan )
  • Have you read any good books lately?
  • He's dead Jim ( A catchphrase from Star Trek )
  • High time
  • Hot chocolate, drinking chocolate - the late, late drink ( Cadbury's Drinking Chocolate advertising slogan )
  • I see dead people ( The Sixth Sense )
  • I wouldn't be caught dead
  • I wouldn't put it past him
  • If you haven't looked at Ford lately, look again ( Ford Cars advertising slogan )
  • If you keep late hours for Society's sake, Bromo-Seltzer will cure that headache ( Bromo-Seltzer advertising slogan )
  • It's about time
  • It's later then you think
  • It's never too late
  • It's never too late to learn
  • Johnny come lately
  • Justice delayed is justice denied
  • Kicking dead whales down the beach
  • Kill stone dead
  • Kills bugs dead ( Raid advertising slogan )
  • Knock 'em dead
  • Last minute
  • Late bloomer
  • Late developer
  • Late hour
  • Late in the day
  • Late in the game
  • Late lamented
  • Left for dead
  • Let the dead bury the dead
  • Like being savaged by a dead sheep
  • Lose track of time
  • Loud enough to waken the dead
  • Miss the boat
  • More dead than alive
  • Never speak ill of the dead
  • Numbered with the dead
  • Out of hours
  • Over my dead body
  • Painfully slow
  • Past caring
  • Past it
  • Past its sell-by date
  • Pearls past price
  • Play dead
  • Raise the dead
  • Recent unpleasantness
  • Roll over and play dead
  • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead ( play by Tom Stoppard )
  • Running late
  • See You Late Alligator ( Bill Haley song )
  • See you later alligator
  • Shoot first, ask questions later
  • Slow burn
  • Slow but sure
  • Slow motion
  • Slow on the uptake
  • Slow slow quick quick slow
  • Smell ya later
  • Sooner or later
  • Sooner or later, you'll own Generals ( General Tires Corp advertising slogan )
  • Sooner rather than later
  • Stood up
  • The Chipmunk Song ( Christmas Don't Be Late ) ( The Chipmunks and David Seville song )
  • The Day of the Dead ( Horror movie )
  • The Invisible Man ( HG Wells story and later a film )
  • The King is dead, long live the King
  • The King of Late Night Television ( Nickname of Jack Paar )
  • The age of miracles is past
  • The dim distant past
  • The empty chair ( the perceived absense of someone who is recently deceased )
  • The late unpleasantness
  • The only good Indian is a dead Indian
  • The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there ( the opening line of The Go-Between )
  • Tonight's top ten list ( A catchphrase from David Letterman In The Late Show )
  • Too little, too late
  • Victory won't wait for the nation that's late ( Big Ben Clocks advertising slogan )
  • Wanted, dead or alive
  • Watch the time
  • Wee small hours of the morning
  • Yellow matter custard dripping from a dead dog's eye ( Beatles song lyric )
  • You can pay me now or pay me later
  • You're a long time dead

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