grim death


grim death
horrible end, hideous dying, cruel death

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • grim death, like or for —  Very firmly, tightly …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • hold on like grim death — phrase to hold something very tightly Thesaurus: to hold something or someonesynonym to try to hold somethinghyponym Main entry: grim * * * hang/hold on for/like grim ˈdeath f6 idiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • like grim death — Tenaciously • • • Main Entry: ↑death * * * with great determination we had to hold on like grim death …   Useful english dictionary

  • hang on like grim death — hang/hold on like grim death British & Australian, informal to hold something very tightly, usually because you are frightened that you will fall. Darren always drives the bike and I sit behind him, hanging on like grim death …   New idioms dictionary

  • hold on like grim death — hang/hold on like grim death British & Australian, informal to hold something very tightly, usually because you are frightened that you will fall. Darren always drives the bike and I sit behind him, hanging on like grim death …   New idioms dictionary

  • like (or for) grim death — Brit. with great determination. → grim …   English new terms dictionary

  • for grim death — ► like (or for) grim death with great determination. Main Entry: ↑grim …   English terms dictionary

  • like grim death — ► like (or for) grim death with great determination. Main Entry: ↑grim …   English terms dictionary

  • hang on like grim death — be determined or resolute, not quit    In the presidential election, Gore was hanging on like grim death …   English idioms

  • hang on for grim death — hang/hold on for/like grim ˈdeath f6 idiom (BrE) (also hang/hold on for dear ˈlife NAmE, BrE) ( …   Useful english dictionary


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