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dead

In addition to the idioms beginning with dead, also see beat a dead horse; caught dead; cut someone dead; drop dead; knock dead; more dead than alive; over my dead body; quick and the dead; stop cold (dead); to wake the dead. Also see under death.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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