pushing up the daisies
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Related to pushing up the daisies: without a hitch, perish the thought
pushing up the daisiesdead and buried. informal
This phrase, a humorous early 20th-century euphemism, is now the most frequently used of several daisy-related expressions for being in the grave. Other idioms include under the daisies and turn your toes up to the daisies , both dating from the mid 19th century.