Death Idioms (Page 2)
- Stone dead
This idiom is a way of emphasizing that there were absolutely no signs of life or movement.
- Those who live by the sword die by the sword
This means that violent people will be treated violently themselves.
- Watery grave
If someone has gone to a watery grave, they have drowned.
- Whistling past the graveyard
If someone is whistling past the graveyard, they are trying to remain cheerful in difficult circumstances.
('Whistling past the cemetery' is also used.)
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