go to meet (one's) maker

(redirected from go to meet their maker)

go to meet (one's) maker

euphemism To die. I'm worried that Grandma will go to meet her maker before I return home from my trip.
See also: go, maker, meet
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Personally, after nearly six decades on the planet, I would rather spend 70 years living the life I want rather than hang on as grimly as possible whilst peers and contemporaries go to meet their maker. The Silicon Valley boys would argue that is their aim, to increase the quality of life for longer.
DEVOTED sisters Hilda Rudge and Kate Turner go to meet their Maker - together.
I may be wrong, but I suggest that the next time the majority of those people who attended these funerals will see the inside of a church will be when they or a friend or relative go to meet their maker.