fixing to die

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fixing to die

Nearing death; likely to die. That patient isn't doing well at all—I think he's fixing to die.
See also: die, fix, to
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fixing to die

and FTD
preparing to die. (Hospital jocular, cruel word play.) Yes, he’s going. FTD. Circling the drain. Bed 205 is fixin’ to die. Call the family.
See also: die, fix, to
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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I also learned a new abbreviation that I don't plan to use in my charting: FTD (Fixin to Die), definitely the patients in need of the Rapid Response Team!