(one's) last resting place

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(one's) last resting place

The location where one's body is interred after death. After I die, I want my ashes to be buried with the seed of an oak, so that instead of a headstone, I might have a new, living tree mark my last resting place.
See also: last, place, resting
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

one's last resting place

Euph. one's grave. Daddy has gone to his last resting place. I want to be beside her in her last resting place. One's luck runs Out Fig. one's good luck stops. My luck ran out, so I had to come home. She will quit gambling when her luck runs out.
See also: last, place, resting
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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