send (someone) to an early grave

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send (someone) to an early grave

1. To do things or act in a way that is likely to result in one's premature death. You're going to send yourself to an early grave if you keep drinking as much as you do now.
2. To do things or act in a way that is likely to result in someone's premature death. The stress of John's job is going to send him to an early grave.
See also: early, grave, send
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GAY comedian Paul O'Grady has revealed how he kept his sexuality secret from his strict Irish Catholic mother because he was worried the shock would send her to an early grave.