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  • A Murder Is Announced ( Agatha Christie book )
  • A View To A Kill ( James Bond movie Roger Moore )
  • At death's door
  • Badgered to death ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bang, bang, Maxwell's silver hammer came down upon her head ( The Beatles song lyric )
  • Because I could not stop for death he kindly stopped for me ( from a poem by Dickinson )
  • Billy The Kid ( Nickname of Henry McCarty aka William Bonney )
  • Blow your brains out
  • Blown away
  • Blue murder
  • Blue screen of death
  • Blunt instrument
  • Bored to death
  • Brush with death
  • Bump off
  • Cake or death ( line from Eddie Izzard comedy )
  • Catch your death of cold
  • Cement overcoat
  • Cement shoes
  • Character assassination
  • Chicago overcoat
  • Chicago piano
  • Concrete shoes
  • Cop killer
  • Cot death
  • Cowards may die many times before their death
  • Dance of death
  • Dead man walking
  • 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 something to death
  • Don't give a hang
  • Done to death
  • Double Indemnity ( Billy Wilder movie )
  • Dressed to kill
  • Drive by shooting
  • Fate worse than death ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Get away with murder
  • Get the hang of it
  • Give a dog a bad name and hang him
  • Give a man enough rope and he will hang himself
  • Give him enough rope and he'll hang himself
  • Give me liberty or give me death
  • Go in for the kill
  • Go postal
  • Grim death
  • Grip of death
  • Group of death ( the most difficult or competitive group in a sports tournament )
  • Hang a left
  • Hang a right
  • Hang about
  • Hang around with
  • Hang back
  • Hang by the neck until dead
  • Hang fire
  • Hang him out to dry
  • Hang in there
  • Hang loose
  • Hang on
  • Hang on a minute
  • Hang on by your fingertips
  • Hang on every word
  • Hang on for dear life
  • Hang on like grim death
  • Hang on to your shirt tails
  • Hang out
  • Hang out with
  • Hang out your shingle
  • Hang ten
  • Hang time
  • Hang tough
  • Hang up your boots
  • Hang up your hat
  • Hang up your sword
  • Hang your hat on
  • Hang your head
  • Hit list
  • 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'll have to kill you
  • 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
  • Jack the Ripper ( Nickname of Victorian murderer )
  • 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
  • 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
  • Kiss of death
  • Let it all hang out
  • Licence To Kill ( James Bond movie Timothy Dalton )
  • Licensed to kill
  • Life after death
  • Life and death struggle
  • Like death warmed up
  • Look death in the eye
  • Make a killing
  • Matter of life and death
  • Meat is murder
  • Merchant of death
  • Mercy killing
  • Murder On The Dance Floor ( Sophie Ellis-Bexter song )
  • Murder will out
  • Near death experience
  • Not up to snuff
  • Nothing is certain but death and taxes
  • On death row
  • On pain of death
  • Out of the jaws of death
  • Put out a contract on
  • Put the fear of death into someone
  • Put to death
  • Road kill
  • Scared to death
  • Scream bloody murder
  • Scream blue murder
  • Shoot to kill
  • Shot while trying to escape
  • Sick to death of
  • Slay the dragon
  • Snuff out
  • Son of Sam ( Nickname of David Berkowitz )
  • Stop it you're killing me
  • Stronger ( What Doesn't Kill You ) ( Kelly Clarkson song )
  • Take someone out
  • 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 Hillside Strangler ( Nickname of Alessio and Angelo )
  • 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 Masque of the Red Death
  • The Moors Murderers ( Nickname of Ian Brady and Myra Hindley )
  • The Scottish play
  • The Shining ( Stanley Kubrick movie )
  • The Silence Of The Lambs ( Jodie Foster / Anthony Hopkins movie )
  • The Zodiac Killer ( Nickname of Seda Heriberto )
  • The body is still warm
  • 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
  • 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 )
  • Until death do us part
  • Up to snuff
  • Wall of death
  • Whispering Death ( Nickname of Michael Holding - West Indies cricketer )
  • You'll be the death of me
  • You're killing me

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