dead men tell no tales


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dead men tell no tales

Those who are dead cannot reveal secrets. The boss wants us to kill that guy because it's the only way we can guarantee his silence—dead men tell no tales, after all.
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Dead men tell no tales.

Prov. Dead people will not betray any secrets. The club members liked to hold their secret meetings in a graveyard, since dead men tell no tales. Gangster: Mugsy is going to tell the police that we robbed the bank. How can we stop him? Henchman: Dead men tell no tales.
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dead men tell no tales

People say dead men tell no tales to say that someone who is dead cannot give any information to anyone. His password was so secure that when he died, nobody could get into the database. And dead men tell no tales.
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