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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Another sign is a well-coiffed, perfumed appearance, which Nance calls "ritualistic hygiene" in preparation to meet one's maker.
Church representatives called these misguided folk back to the flock, urged a return to social order, to responsibility, to prayers and posies and ring a ring a rosies, to all falling down in a fit state to meet one's maker. They called people back yet provided no greater enticement than repentance and Psalters and mournful Gregorian chants floating hollowly upwards towards the gothic perpendicular spires of churches built upwards to God.