Definition of pushing up the daisies in English:

pushing up (the) daisies

  • informal Dead and buried.
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    • I just hope you two find your peace before I'm pushing up daisies in Gate of Heaven.
    • And he hasn't done that since May 2002, leading some to speculate that he's injured, plugged into a dialysis machine, or already pushing up the daisies.
    • On this occasion we were told not to grieve because our friend would soon be pushing up the daisies.
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