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like death warmed up (or North American over)

Definition of like death warmed up or North American over in English:

informal Extremely tired or ill: I feel like death warmed up
More example sentences
  • ‘Geez mate, you look like death warmed up on toast and served in hell’ Max commented as he sat down on the end of the bed.
  • From the moment of life to the moment of death, he had the exact same look in his eyes, because he always kind of looked like death warmed over.
  • He looked like death warmed over for the second or third time. He had the pallor of a corpse; he had little color to him.
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