turn up your toes

turn up your toes

BRITISH, INFORMAL
If someone or something turns up their toes, they die. Pests and diseases can make healthy-looking plants turn up their toes. Note: This expression is used humorously.
See also: toe, turn, up

turn up your toes

die. informal
This originated as a mid 19th-century expression, a more elaborate version being turn your toes up to the daisies .
See also: toe, turn, up