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pushing up (the) daisies

Definition of pushing up the daisies in English:

informal Dead and buried.
Example sentences
  • 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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