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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It's been a year in which Kathy Beale returned from the dead on EastEnders, Callum Logan met his maker on Coronation Street, the glove-handed killer continued her reign in Hollyoaks, the summer fete in Emmerdale changed lives forever and Doctors celebrated its 3,000th episode with an hour-long special.
In the new release Bridget Jones has two kids and a 30-year-old toyboy, so Darcy's saving grace was that he saved a few pennies on maintenance before he met his maker.
PORTER Jason Callaghan met his maker through some particularly enigmatic circumstances on January 14, 1847.
Killer John Stape appeared to have met his maker after throwing himself off a hospital roof to escape arrest.
HERE'S the moment Osama bin Laden met his maker - a 22-year-old Lego fanatic.
He drives the length and breadth of the country in the name of research but nearly met his maker when he was hit in the Trossachs.
1 Vomic!" by Walter Winchell and the "high priest of sick comedians" by Time had met his maker in signature style.
and so it came to pass that on June 5 in the Year of Our Lord 1991 the Tucson Citizen reported that the University of Arizona was seeking a major financial contribution from the estate of Kemper Marley Sr., a land and liquor magnate who met his Maker in what was undoubtedly a difficult interview in June 1990, at the age of 83.
At the end of a week of tense episodes John Stape, played by Graeme Hawley, right, appeared to have met his maker after throwing himself from a hospital roof.