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dead meat

slang The target of forthcoming violence or ill-will. This phrase is usually issued as a threat. I heard it was you who slashed my tires—you're dead meat! If my brother catches us messing with his stuff, we'll be dead meat!
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dead meat

Fig. dead; as good as dead. (Usually an exaggeration.) If you don't do exactly as I say, you are dead meat!
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dead meat

INFORMAL
1. If someone says that a person is dead meat, they mean that that person is in serious trouble which may result in them being injured or killed. But if you or anyone else touches me, Bas, you're dead meat. I mean it. Stay out of my life. Note: This expression is often used in threats.
2. If someone says that a person is dead meat, they mean that the person has no chance of succeeding in the future. If she can't get the votes, she's dead meat.
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dead meat

in serious trouble. informal
1989 Tracy Kidder Among Schoolchildren You're dead meat, I'm gonna get you after school.
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dead ˈmeat

(informal) in serious trouble: If anyone finds out, you’re dead meat.
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This is the second time that agents of VIB seized double dead meat under the watch of Manila Mayor Francisco 'Isko Moreno' Domagoso.
To prevent the spread of diseases, Reyes asked the local government to periodically inspect the wet markets in the city's 142 barangays especially marketplaces notorious for selling double dead meat commonly known as "botcha."
Before he knows it, he's round the back helping to collect DNA samples - which means scraping dead meat off an elephant's tusk.
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While standing on the top of a building, I thought I was dead meat. I was being told to "hold tight" and "don't be scared", but I was petrified!
"If a small animal turns the wrong way or goes the wrong direction, it's going to be dead meat very quickly," he says.
"A bit rare, do you think?" asked other judge Gregg Wallace as Kimberley sliced up her barely dead meat with no anaesthetic.
He said that those selling dead and Haram meat as well as the mafia involved in adulteration in milk, edible oil, ghee and spices will be shown no leniency and collusion between those selling adulterated and substandard items and those involved in the sale of dead meat will be eliminated.
The Punjab government on Friday accepted the allegation of sale of dead meat of halal animals as well as donkey meat at different restaurants and shops of the province and vowed to control such practice.
A I get quite passionate about 'The Walking Dead' and the relationship between the graphic novels and the TV series, like 'how can Dale be dead already when he hasn't done the bit where the cannibals eat his legs after he's been bitten and he hasn't laughed because they're eating dead meat?' And 'that's such a great moment and I understand why they had to do it, but you know I would've liked to see that moment on film.' So, yeah, there's some of that.
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"Forbidden to you (for food) are: dead meat, blood, the flesh of swine, and that on which hath been invoked the name of other than Allah." [Al Quran 5:3]
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TERRY BUTCHER would never dismiss Dundee as SPL dead meat - not after spending three months looking like the team destined for the chop last term.