Idiom: Swim with the fishes
Meaning: If someone is swimming with the fishes, they are dead, especially if they have been murdered. 'Sleep with the fishes' is an alternative form.Country: International English | Subject Area: Animals | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Swim against the tide
- In the swim
- Swim with the tide
- Sink or swim
- Does a one-legged duck swim in circles?
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