meet (one's) maker

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meet (one's) maker

To die. Please stop speeding, I don't want to meet my maker today!
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meet your maker

die. humorous or euphemistic
This expression alludes to the Christian belief that, after death, the soul goes to be judged by God, its creator.
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meet your ˈMaker

(especially humorous) die: The car was out of control. There was nothing I could do except prepare to meet my maker!
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Another sign is a well-coiffed, perfumed appearance, which Nance calls "ritualistic hygiene" in preparation to meet one's maker.
Church representatives called these misguided folk back to the flock, urged a return to social order, to responsibility, to prayers and posies and ring a ring a rosies, to all falling down in a fit state to meet one's maker.