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    Default over my dead body

    hi
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    what does"over my dead body" mean I can't understand
    I will very thankfull to you if you help for me
    farooq

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    salam Farooq

    I guess you are a Muslim that's why I said "salam"
    concerning your question could you please give an example?
    salam

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    When a person is adamant about something that is not going to happen if he can help it he might say over my dead body.Taken literally, that means you would have to kill him in order to accomplish the proposed action. Example:
    A: I want to date your sister.
    B: Over my dead body.
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    hi farooq , from what i understand , if i use this expression with any sentence , it means that the speaker will struggle for not letting this thing happened .e.g. John will take the money over my dead body ; it means that john will never take the money and if it happens and he takes it , it will be in only one case that i become dead .so as in the example , this expression means that the possibility of having this thing happened is very very low.
    thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    A: I want to date your sister.
    B: Over my dead body.
    ~R
    What's wrong with it RonBee if I dated your sister?

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    It reminds me something
    it's the same idioms in arabic world

    ala juthatey laow tefakkar telmas okhtey
    aow hatta tetalea feehaa lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Jamshid Ibrahim View Post
    What's wrong with it RonBee if I dated your sister?
    I was just making up an example of the usage of the expression. If you really want to date my sister, go right ahead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    I was just making up an example of the usage of the expression. If you really want to date my sister, go right ahead.
    Uuuh, take it easy, don't jump to fight!!!
    Alright already!

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    Who's fighting? Not me! Didn't you see the--->


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    Naaah, you won't get out that easy!!!

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