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dead man

A man who is certain to die or be killed, often used in or as a threat. You're a dead man if you tell anyone what happened here today!
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dead man

verb
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They elevated the end of the hatch-cover with pitiful haste, and, like a dog flung overside, the dead man slid feet first into the sea.
The dead man was an episode that was past, an incident that was dropped, in a canvas covering with a sack of coal, while the ship sped along and her work went on.
A grim smile touched his lips as he withdrew the weapon from the rugs and placed it carefully in the right hand of the dead man, fixing three of the fingers around the grip and the index finger inside the trigger guard.
Werper himself wrapped the blankets of the dead man about the corpse, taking care to fold inward the scorched and bullet-torn fabric that had muffled the report of the weapon he had fired the night before.
There is no doubt in my mind, there can be no doubt in the mind of any one, that he was a dead man before ever we got to the empty cottage, and worked with might and main to tear down the beam.
The wound upon the dead man was, as I was able to determine with absolute confidence, fired from a revolver at the distance of something over four yards.
The dead man and the living man ex- changed a long look.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man Tell No Tales' will first grace theaters on May 26.
When they arrived at the scene, dispatched security officers found a dead man lying on the ground in a pool of blood.
Dead Man Rising: From a Watery Grave to an Incredible Life is hard to neatly categorize: it can best be described as a Christian memoir of survival and revelation and documents how an afternoon of birthday spearfishing in California turns into the author's fight for life after he's run over by a fishing boat and nearly cut in half.
Dead Man Down Cert 15 COLIN Farrell is Victor, a rising gangster who infiltrates a ruthless crime boss's empire bent on revenge.
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About the Dead Man and the Submarine Earlier, the dead man fired the mortar and bazooka, lobbed the grenade and swept the barrel of the automatic.
Summary: BEIRUT: The body of a dead man was found in the trunk of a car on the outskirts of Zahle, the state-run National News Agency said Thursday.
The dead man was discovered at an address in Palmerston Road in Southend, Essex, on Friday.