Definition of hop the twig or stick in English:
British informal Depart suddenly or die: he takes poison and hops the twig just as True Love bursts in
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- It was the best Frankie Howerd impersonation I've seen since the man himself hopped the twig.
- I see Ronald Reagan has hopped the twig, aged 93.
- I'm a donor, and my wishes won't be overruled if I hop the twig.
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