wake up and die right

wake up and die right

dated Start focusing on the present and do what you are supposed to be doing. The phrase possibly originated among soldiers during World War II. You boys are letting this championship game slip through your fingers! It's time to wake up and die right! That's the fourth time you've messed up the reports. Wake up and die right, Charlie!
See also: and, die, right, up, wake
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