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  • 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
  • Colour me gone
  • Cot death
  • Cowards may die many times before their death
  • Cut out the dead wood
  • Cut someone dead
  • Dance of death
  • 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 ( 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 ( 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
  • Died and gone to heaven
  • Do something to death
  • 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 )
  • Fall asleep
  • Fashionably late
  • Fate worse than death ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Fifteen men on a dead man's chest
  • Flogging a dead horse
  • Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn ( Gone With the Wind )
  • Give me liberty or give me death
  • Given up for dead
  • God is dead ( philosophical comment by Friedrich Nietzsche )
  • Going going gone ( A baseball expression by which an announcer describes a home run that is heading over the fence )
  • Going, going, gone
  • Gone Dolally
  • Gone With The Wind ( Clark Gable / Vivien Leigh movie )
  • Gone before
  • Gone but not forgotten
  • Gone fishing
  • Gone for a Burton
  • Gone tits up
  • Gone to a better world
  • Gone to pot
  • Gone to seed
  • Gone to the bad
  • Gone to the dogs
  • Good and dead
  • Grim death
  • Grip of death
  • Group of death ( the most difficult or competitive group in a sports tournament )
  • Hair today gone tomorrow
  • Half asleep
  • Hang by the neck until dead
  • Hang on like grim death
  • He's dead Jim ( A catchphrase from Star Trek )
  • Here today gone tomorrow
  • 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
  • If you keep late hours for Society's sake, Bromo-Seltzer will cure that headache ( Bromo-Seltzer advertising slogan )
  • In at the death
  • In the midst of life we are in death
  • Into the valley of death rode the six hundred
  • It's all gone Pete Tong ( Cockney rhyming slang for gone wrong )
  • It's all gone pear shaped
  • It's never too late
  • It's never too late to learn
  • Kicking dead whales down the beach
  • Kill stone dead
  • Kills bugs dead ( Raid advertising slogan )
  • Kiss of death
  • Knock 'em dead
  • 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
  • Life after death
  • Life and death struggle
  • Like being savaged by a dead sheep
  • Like death warmed up
  • Look death in the eye
  • Lost and gone forever
  • Loud enough to waken the dead
  • Matter of life and death
  • Merchant of death
  • More dead than alive
  • Mum's gone to Iceland ( Iceland Supermarkets advertising slogan )
  • 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
  • Out of the jaws of death
  • Over my dead body
  • Play dead
  • Political correctness gone mad
  • Put the fear of death into someone
  • Put to death
  • Raise the dead
  • Roll over and play dead
  • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead ( play by Tom Stoppard )
  • Running late
  • Scared to death
  • See You Late Alligator ( Bill Haley song )
  • Sick to death of
  • The Angel of Death ( Nickname of Josef Mengele )
  • The Chipmunk Song ( Christmas Don't Be Late ) ( The Chipmunks and David Seville song )
  • 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 King of Late Night Television ( Nickname of Jack Paar )
  • The Living Death ( Nickname of Lew Jenkins )
  • The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll ( Bob Dylan song )
  • The Masque of the Red Death
  • The empty chair ( the perceived absense of someone who is recently deceased )
  • The late unpleasantness
  • The only good Indian is a dead Indian
  • 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
  • Tickled to death
  • Till Death Us Do Part ( BBC comedy television series )
  • To boldly go where no man has gone before ( A catchphrase from Start Trek )
  • Tonight's top ten list ( A catchphrase from David Letterman In The Late Show )
  • Too little, too late
  • Turn up your toes
  • Until death do us part
  • Victory won't wait for the nation that's late ( Big Ben Clocks advertising slogan )
  • Wall of death
  • Wanted, dead or alive
  • Where Have All The Flowers Gone? ( Pete Seeger song )
  • Whispering Death ( Nickname of Michael Holding - West Indies cricketer )
  • Yellow matter custard dripping from a dead dog's eye ( Beatles song lyric )
  • You'll be the death of me
  • You're a long time dead

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