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 was long after the conflict had finished and there remains no explanation as to how they met their maker.
At first glance, that may sound great, but when the next day is over it's clear that once again no one, anywhere in the world, has met their maker.
After all, he (Nasrallah) always expresses wishes to die as a martyr in the same way as others in his party have met their maker, Alhomayed added.