curl up and die

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(just) curl up and die definition

  1. in.
    to retreat and die. : I was so embarrassed, I thought I would curl up and die.
  2. in.
    to retreat; to withdraw. : Don't just curl up and die! Get in there and fight!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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