meet (one's) maker

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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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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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References in classic literature ?
He didn't die for a half-hour after that; nor did he speak again--aloud; but just a few seconds before he went to meet his Maker, his lips moved in a faint whisper; and as I leaned closer to catch his words, what do you suppose I heard?
There's worry as little Jack goes missing while the grown-ups are having a row and he looks set to meet his maker in the same way as Alan Bradley did - until Jenny saves the day.
This little blighter seemed prepared to keel over and meet his maker rather than degrade himself by sharing a trough.
Is he on leave, gone to meet his maker or undercover inside the Tory party doing some investigative journalism?
CORONATION STREET: Vera Duckworth died in 2008 but popped back as a ghost in 2010 when it was hubby Jack's turn to meet his maker.
Rock Me Baby featured the lusty fretwork of a guitarist whose fingers still scamper nimbly when demanded, while the recent yet steadfastly traditional One Kind Favour was the unsentimental reflection of a man ready to meet his maker.
THE fifth of the 10 Commandments says "honour your father and mother" and, on the long distant day when Sandy Twynholm goes to meet his maker, he will be all square on that account.
He's not ready to meet his maker, he says, caged eyes,
Cardinal Keith O'Brien, Scotland's Catholic leader, said: "He has had a great influence all over the world and I think he is at rest, peacefully preparing to meet his maker.
Although the main instigator of this error has gone to meet his Maker, God rest his soul, please correct this now.
He said he was ready to meet his maker and answer before God for 'those who have died or have been horribly maimed as a result of my decisions'.
He said he had an affair 30 years ago and he wanted me to know so he could meet his maker with a clear conscience.
But as he prepared to meet his maker, he was probably bellowing: "Only one shot on the black, you effin' cheat