be as good as dead

be as good as dead

To be in a position of great and irreversible danger or trouble, with the outcome of death being either figurative or literal. I'm as good as dead after crashing my parents' car! You're as good as dead if you come around these parts of the neighborhood again.
See also: dead, good
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