Results 1 to 2 of 2
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Bengali; Bangla
      • Home Country:
      • India
      • Current Location:
      • India

    • Join Date: Oct 2010
    • Posts: 59
    #1

    Sentence Meaning-3

    “It was horrifying because I’m of a certain age and I kept thinking, ‘If I don’t do it right I will drop dead halfway through this and someone else will get the role!’”

    - Actress Sally Field on playing the role of Mary Todd Lincoln in the film Lincoln. (US Weekly)

    What does it mean to drop dead in the above sentence?

  1. bhaisahab's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • Ireland

    • Join Date: Apr 2008
    • Posts: 25,630
    #2

    Re: Sentence Meaning-3

    Quote Originally Posted by britdam007 View Post
    “It was horrifying because I’m of a certain age and I kept thinking, ‘If I don’t do it right I will drop dead halfway through this and someone else will get the role!’”

    - Actress Sally Field on playing the role of Mary Todd Lincoln in the film Lincoln. (US Weekly)

    What does it mean to drop dead in the above sentence?
    To die suddenly.

Similar Threads

  1. [General] sentence meaning
    By payal desai in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 02-Feb-2011, 18:08
  2. meaning of a sentence
    By giuly90 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-May-2010, 08:18
  3. meaning for the sentence
    By sarathnirmala in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-Nov-2009, 23:57
  4. Regarding the meaning of the following sentence
    By ginny00 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 11-Jun-2009, 15:02
  5. sentence meaning
    By ivygreen in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-Nov-2007, 17:13

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •