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  • verb idiomatic, euphemistic To die.
  • verb idiomatic To quit, or fail.


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  • Two of his people we made to bite the dust, and the other two ran away.

    - Lesage, The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane, tr. Smollett, bk 3 ch. 2

    September 13, 2008

  • And another one gone, and another one gone ....

    September 13, 2008

  • And another one bites the dust!

    September 13, 2008

  • Ooh-ahh!

    September 13, 2008