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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Near the end of his life Winston Churchill said, "I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the ordeal of meeting me is another matter.'' Ordeal or not, Sir Winston met his Maker this week (Jan.
Also in the top 10 was Winston Churchill's "I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter," and "Please keep off the grass," by Peter Ustinov.
Also in the top 10 were Winston Churchill's "I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter," and "Please keep off the grass," by Peter Ustinov.
"I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter."
For, when I finally meet my Maker, I am confident God will say to me, Well done!'"
Howard Whiteson, 37, who has scripted and appeared in plays, and also had a walk-on part in 007's adventure Tomorrow Never Dies, said he thought he was going to "meet my Maker" as an eight-inch kitchen knife sliced into him.
His stories are collected in Meet My Maker, the Mad Molecule (1964).
Georgina claims she doesn't need the money, saying: 'I'm just waiting to meet my maker now.
"I AM ready to meet my Maker," Winston Churchill famously said, "though whether the Maker is ready for the ordeal of greeting me is another matter."
Convicted killer "TC" Campbell last night claimed: "I am prepared to meet my maker."