meet your maker

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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You can meet your maker at the annual "Holiday Festival of Crafts'' Nov.
A PENSIONER who attacked his wife in the middle of the night and told her to "prepare to meet your maker" was jailed.
SO it seems you are born in Rhyl, work and live all your life in Rhyl, get married in Rhyl, raise your family in Rhyl, pay all Denbighshire county councils bills they send you for the privilege of living in Rhyl, but when it's time to meet your maker, DCC wont let you get put to rest in Rhyl.
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Well, that has to remain a secret as you never know where or when you are going to meet your maker.
This month's Meet Your Maker local craft show is today at the Pizza Research Institute's new location.
People are dying - what will you say when you meet your Maker? The collection plates filled up with rings and gold watches, cheques and notes.
It's about getting yourself in the right frame of mind to meet your maker. Those 20 odd years when you are spending your days completely as you wish are about finding an inner peace and contentment.
n Fifty ways to meet your maker is what Six Feet Under should be subtitled, as every show opens with someone dying.
"And what better way to meet your maker than in a tartan coffin.
The cast mingles with the audience at the end - and where else can you shake hands with the devil or meet your maker and live to tell the tale?
She writes: "I'll never forgive you for what you both did, but before you meet your maker, help me and maybe people will at least know you both did one decent thing before you die.