gone to meet (one's) maker

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gone to meet (one's) maker

euphemism Having died. I'm worried that Grandma will have gone to meet her maker by the time I return home from my trip.
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gone to meet one's maker

Euph. died. Poor old Bob has gone to meet his maker. After a long illness, Reggie went to meet his maker.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The third time he aimed for my head, he came up to my window and I swerved to the right, otherwise I would have gone to meet my maker," he said.
I swerved, otherwise I would have gone to meet my maker".