be carried out feet first

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be carried out feet first

To be removed from a place or situation only after one has died. Gary will never retire—he'll be carried out of his office feet first.
See also: carry, feet, first, out

be carried out feet first

if someone will not leave a place until they are carried out feet first, they will not leave until they are dead James would never leave his home to go to a retirement village - he'd be carried out feet first!
See also: carry, feet, first, out