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dead and buried

Definition of dead and buried in English:

Over; finished: the incident is dead and buried
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  • How will this ancient struggle, which liberal theorists once thought dead and buried, end?
  • Are those plans still alive or they are dead and buried?
  • With fourteen minutes to play in normal time they looked dead and buried as they trailed by 3-1.
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Pronunciation: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure