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dead meat

Fig. dead; as good as dead. (Usually an exaggeration.) If you don't do exactly as I say, you are dead meat!
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Secretary Livestock Punjab, Naseem Sadiq, said that successful operations against dead meat in whole province were the result of joint and continuous ventures.
Double dead meat contains germs and micro-organisms that could cause illnesses like diarrhea and food poisoning," Rodriguez said.
Anything standing out to 300 yards would be dead meat.
TERRY BUTCHER would never dismiss Dundee as SPL dead meat - not after spending three months looking like the team destined for the chop last term.
Just imagine gripping the mitt of Ron 'Chopper' Harris to have him growl 'You're dead meat son' in his best Ray Winstone gangster tones, or having Norman Hunter cheerily saying 'I'll be biting your legs this afternoon' in his best George Formby voice (I honestly have no idea why I imagine the scenario this way but for some reason I feel it adds a strange kind of perverse menace).
In university they are not taught about selling, which is primary in business as without sales you are dead meat.
Renowned visual artist Sue Coe, author of Dead Meat and Cruel, was joined by professor of art history at Northwestern University, Stephen Eisenman; Justice for Animals Arts Guild founder Mary Britton Clouse; and University of Kansas professor Elizabeth Schultz in an outcry of opposition to the project arguing that it was cruel, inartistic, and not "revolutionary" at all but an act of conventional violence to defenseless animals.
Imagine being in a fight with somebody and the only thing you can do is box them - and if his hands are superior to yours you're dead meat.
If you look back at old Arabic literature, people often thought they were bad as they ate dead meat," Abi-Said said.
There was early criticism from Victorian art pundits, who claimed that, while endeavouring to paint in the style of the old masters, the Pre-Raphaelite artists had fallen into the grave error of believing that a tight academic study of the human form was unnecessary because it was not found in the work of the Renaissance painters (heaven knows what the Victorians would have made of the modern "installation", that frequently soulless tangle of neon strips and junkyard scraps or, at its worst, dead meat covered with flies).
It is really pathetic that we have tens of leaders but all that they can produce is dead meat leadership.
knife and fork face--and so dead meat Mingus enters
This is a much better outcome than what I call "quit and stay," when people show up, but they are dead meat.
Maybe when we do get our chance at the next election to vote, Mr Henderson will be akin to a Big Mac, ie, dead meat.
So, if you find yourself in a gloomy mood over the world's financial troubles, relax about them and rather start worrying about the rotten dead meat in our own society.