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meet (one's) maker

To die. Please stop speeding, I don't want to meet my maker today!
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money maker

1. Something that is financially profitable Our company is in a great position these days—our latest software release has been a huge money maker. I can't believe that simple product has been such a big money maker.
2. slang One's buttocks. Often used in the phrase "shake your money maker." I love to go dancing and shake my money maker! Time to hit the gym and tone the money maker!
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the pope's mustard maker

A pompous person, especially one in an insignificant job or role. In the 14th century, Pope John XXII had a personal "moutardier" (mustard-maker), to ensure that his food was properly seasoned. All she does is copy files all day, but she acts like she's the pope's mustard maker. I practically have to beg for a chance to use the copier!
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the butcher, the baker, the candlestick-maker

People of all ethnicities, professions, and socioeconomic classes. The aim of our program is to draw in and appeal to people from all walks of life—the butcher, the baker, the candlestick-maker, as the rhyme goes.

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.
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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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the butcher, the baker, the candlestick-maker

people of all kinds.
This phrase comes from the traditional nursery rhyme Rub-dub-dub, Three men in a tub .

meet your maker

die. humorous or euphemistic
This expression alludes to the Christian belief that, after death, the soul goes to be judged by God, its creator.
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meet your ˈMaker

(especially humorous) die: The car was out of control. There was nothing I could do except prepare to meet my maker!
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widow-maker

n. a dangerous horse; anything dangerous: a gun, strong alcohol, etc. I call this stuff widow-maker. It’s really strong.
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Maker Education can be easily integrated into current lesson activities.
Meanwhile, Coby will be maker-in-residence at the Maker's Asylum until mid-September and will be available to explain further about their methods and techniques that went into making the auto.
A sister event, World Maker Faire, in New York, has also become a flagship event, growing during its five-year existence to attract more than 900 makers and 90,000 visitors.
Jim Kras, CMO of Inergetics, said, 'We are excited to grow our partnership with Muscle Maker Grill, the leading fast casual chain that shares our company's focus on promoting health and fitness.
A designated Market Maker enhances our longstanding commitment to transparent and efficient market for the benefit of issuers and investors alike.
Here's some background information on the subject of Makers: the Maker scene is growing and is in full drive.
General Electric lives in a different neighborhood of the maker movement.
Both the Burger Grill and the Pie Maker come in metallic red, blue and silver colors.--David Gill
In the first three quarters in 2012, profits from the top five NB contract makers amounted to NT$33.572 billion (US$1.12 billion), with Quanta contributing NT$17.562 billion (US$585.4 million) or 52.31%, leading Compal significantly.
Read Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and Ter Molen's blog post for more insight about the Maker's Mark case.
Becoming a Sport Maker is easy and the programme is open to everyone aged 16 and over.
EXPLANATION:: Substantive decision-maker kick-out (removal) or participating rights held by parties other than a decision maker and its related parties affect decision-maker ability to direct the activities that most significantly impact entity economic performance, indicating a decision-maker is an agent as follows:
The new line includes a cookie maker, popcorn maker, donut maker, waffle and ice cream cone maker.
JUDDMONTE has sold its US-based stallion Empire Maker to the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders' Association, writes Martin Stevens.