over my dead body

over my dead body
over my dead body (informal)
When I am beyond caring, and not until then
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Main Entry:dead

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over my dead body spoken phrase
used for telling someone angrily that you will never allow something to happen

‘Half the money should be mine.’ ‘Over my dead body!’

Thesaurus: expressions showing anger and used in argumentshyponym ways of saying nosynonym
Main entry: dead

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I
informal used to emphasize that one opposes something and would do anything to prevent it from happening

she moves into our home over my dead body

II
see body

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over my dead body
informal
— used to say that you are very determined to not let something happen

“We're getting married.” “Over my dead body!”

I told her she could go with them over my dead body.

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Main Entry:body
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over my dead body — see body
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Main Entry:dead

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over ˌmy dead ˈbody idiom
(informal) used to show you are strongly opposed to sth

She moves into our home over my dead body.

Main entry:deadidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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