(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

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
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We buried Snider beside the Rhine, and no stone marks his last resting place. Beasts do not require headstones.
She said SHE wasn't going to be buried beside no dog, and if he'd rather have his last resting place beside the dog than beside her, jest to say so.
What is not is that there is an actual grave and monument that purports to be his last resting place in the woods of the private Kirklees estate.
So it played while my husband was carried to his last resting place on the shoulders of our sons.
The people of Ramallah also held the funderal of Hamdi al-Na'san (38) to his last resting place in the village of al-Mughair.
The Loos Military Cemetery is probably his last resting place, either in a grave or a name on the memorial cenotaph.
AFTER more than 70 years, the family of a lost SAS parachutist might be close to finding his last resting place.
But Ellis was stunned when, five days later, his pal clambered from his last resting place in Tampa, Florida.
"We hope to re-dedicate the grave and raise more attention for his last resting place and hope to raise some money to restore it.
In an interview to German broadcaster ZDF, Jackson said that he was "not very happy about his last resting place."
To now have his last resting place disturbed in this way is, to say the least, very distressing and I hope that the person or persons responsible will not rest easy.
Developers initially hoped to fetch pounds 2m for theWest Derby semi-detached houses and bungalows, including the infamous number 10, where wife-beater Trevor Jordache found his last resting place under the patio.
The publishers of the new book (annotated by Dr Krijnen, David Langley and Graham Knight), thought it important that his last resting place be found, and also to find out who owned the copyright of the book.
Truth be told, the Standard would prefer to let the case rest with Chambers, whose farm, his last resting place, was declared, over the objections of the National Park Service, a National Historic Landmark by the Reagan Administration in 1988.
Jim Saunders was so enthralled by the beauty of Kylesku in Sutherland he wanted it to be his last resting place.