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(as) good as dead
In a position of great and irreversible danger or trouble, with the outcome of death being either figurative or literal. I'm as good as dead after crashing my parents' car! You're as good as dead if you come around these parts of the neighborhood again. A: "We have to call the police!" B: "No! The blackmailer told me I'd be good as dead if I went to the cops!"
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