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    What are some different ways of saying someone has died? Which situations are they used in?

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    Re: Death

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    What are some different ways of saying someone has died? Which situations are they used in?
    John died.
    John passed away.
    John is pushing up daisies.

    1. literal
    2. soft and euphemistic
    3. humorous and sarcastic

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    Re: Death

    Other gentle or euphemistic phrases:
    John has passed on.
    John has gone on to a better place.


    Other humorous/sarcastic phrases:
    John croaked.
    John kicked the bucket.
    John has bought the farm.
    John is taking the dirt nap.
    John is worm food.

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