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  • Because I could not stop for death he kindly stopped for me ( from a poem by Dickinson )
  • Better dead than red
  • Better off dead
  • Blue screen of death
  • Body and soul
  • Body bag
  • Body blow
  • Body building
  • Body heat
  • Body language
  • Body mass index
  • Body of evidence
  • Body of opinion
  • Body off Baywatch, face off Crimewatch
  • Body painting ( a form of painting that uses the human body as a canvas )
  • Body politic
  • Body popping
  • Body snatcher
  • Body surfing ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bored stiff
  • Bored to death
  • Brain dead
  • Bring out your dead
  • Brown bread ( Cockney rhyming slang for dead )
  • Brush with death
  • Cake or death ( line from Eddie Izzard comedy )
  • Catch your death of cold
  • Chivalry is not dead
  • Cot death
  • Cowards may die many times before their death
  • Cut out the dead wood
  • Cut someone dead
  • Dance of death
  • 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 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
  • Dick and Jane is dead ( Encyclopaedia Britannica advertising slogan )
  • Die a death
  • Do something to death
  • Do you want a shape like a bra? Or do you want a shape like a woman? ( Warner's Body Bra advertising slogan )
  • Does a wooden horse have a hickory dick?
  • Doesn't have a jealous bone in his body
  • Domestos kills all known germs - Dead! ( Domestos Bleach advertising slogan )
  • Done to death
  • Down among the dead men
  • Drop dead
  • Drop dead gorgeous
  • Drop dead list
  • Drop down dead
  • Drop the Dead Donkey ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Face card ( the jack queeen or king in a set of playing cards )
  • Fate worse than death ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Fifteen men on a dead man's chest
  • Figure painting ( a form of painting in which the human body is the subject )
  • Flogging a dead horse
  • Fruiting body
  • Game set and match
  • Give me liberty or give me death
  • Given up for dead
  • God is dead ( philosophical comment by Friedrich Nietzsche )
  • Good and dead
  • Got your heart set on
  • Grim death
  • Grip of death
  • Group of death ( the most difficult or competitive group in a sports tournament )
  • Hang by the neck until dead
  • Hang him out to dry
  • Hang on like grim death
  • He's dead Jim ( A catchphrase from Star Trek )
  • Heavenly body
  • Horsy set
  • I see dead people ( The Sixth Sense )
  • I wouldn't be caught dead
  • If I said you had a beautiful body would you hold it against me?
  • If it ain't Stiff it ain't worth a f*ck ( Stiff Records advertising slogan )
  • In at the death
  • In the midst of life we are in death
  • Into the valley of death rode the six hundred
  • Keep a stiff upper lip
  • Keep body and soul together
  • Kicking dead whales down the beach
  • Kill stone dead
  • Kills bugs dead ( Raid advertising slogan )
  • Kiss of death
  • Knock 'em dead
  • Left for dead
  • Let the dead bury the dead
  • Life after death
  • Life and death struggle
  • Like being savaged by a dead sheep
  • Like death warmed up
  • Look death in the eye
  • Loud enough to waken the dead
  • Matter of life and death
  • Merchant of death
  • Milk. It does a body good ( Milk Marketing Board advertising slogan )
  • More dead than alive
  • Near death experience
  • Never speak ill of the dead
  • Nothing is certain but death and taxes
  • Numbered with the dead
  • On death row
  • On pain of death
  • On your mark, get set, go
  • Out of the jaws of death
  • Over my dead body
  • Play dead
  • Put on the wooden overcoat
  • Put the fear of death into someone
  • Put to death
  • Raise the dead
  • Ready set go
  • Ready, get set, go
  • Rictus grin
  • Rigor mortis
  • Roll over and play dead
  • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead ( play by Tom Stoppard )
  • Scared stiff
  • Scared to death
  • Set Fire to the Rain ( Adele song )
  • Set a thief to catch a thief
  • Set eyes on
  • Set foot in
  • Set forth
  • Set great store by
  • Set in concrete
  • Set in motion
  • Set in train
  • Set of wheels
  • Set sail
  • Set straight
  • Set the Thames on fire
  • Set the record straight
  • Set the stage
  • Set the world on fire
  • Set the world to rights
  • Set tongues wagging
  • Set your cap at
  • Set your face against something
  • Set your hair on fire
  • Set your heart on something
  • Set your mind at ease
  • Set your sights on
  • Set your stall out
  • Set your teeth on edge
  • Set yourself apart
  • Sick to death of
  • So round, so firm, so fully packed ( Lucky Strike Cigarettes advertising slogan )
  • Stiff competition
  • Stiffed for the fee
  • Stops body odour ( Lifebouy Soap advertising slogan )
  • Straight laced
  • Tense nervous headache
  • The Angel of Death ( Nickname of Josef Mengele )
  • The Body Guard ( Nickname of Baron Davis )
  • The Day of the Dead ( Horror movie )
  • The Hypochondriac's Guide To Life And Death ( Gene Weingarten book )
  • The King is dead, long live the King
  • The Living Death ( Nickname of Lew Jenkins )
  • The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll ( Bob Dylan song )
  • The Masque of the Red Death
  • The body is still warm
  • The body of evidence
  • The only good Indian is a dead Indian
  • The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated
  • The rot has set in
  • The stage is set
  • The truth shall set you free
  • The valley of the shadow of death ( line from the Lord's Prayer )
  • The wages of sin is death
  • This precious stone set in the silver sea, this sceptered isle
  • Tickled to death
  • Till Death Us Do Part ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Until death do us part
  • Up the wooden hill to Bedfordshire
  • Vacation is a world where there are no locks on the doors or the mind or the body ( Club Med Resorts advertising slogan )
  • Wall of death
  • Wanted, dead or alive
  • Wardrobe malfunction ( when an item of clothing slips out of place to expose part of the body - typically a woman's breast )
  • Whispering Death ( Nickname of Michael Holding - West Indies cricketer )
  • Win the wooden spoon
  • Wooden Heart ( Elvis Presley song )
  • Yellow matter custard dripping from a dead dog's eye ( Beatles song lyric )
  • You too can have a body like mine ( Charles Atlas advertising slogan )
  • You'll be the death of me
  • You're a long time dead

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