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not be caught dead

verb phrase

To be defiantly set against; be extremely reluctantly found or seen: I wouldn't be caught dead in that dress (1940s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with not be caught dead

not be caught dead

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