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English definition of “turn in your grave”

turn in your grave

UK (US turn over/spin in your grave)
If you say that a dead person would turn in their grave, you mean that they would be very angry or upset about something if they knew about it: She'd turn in her grave if she knew what he was spending his inheritance on.Becoming angry and expressing anger
(Definition of turn in your grave from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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