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Meaning of “over my dead body” in the English Dictionary

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over my dead body

If you say something will ​happen over ​your dead ​body, you ​mean that you will do everything you can to ​prevent it: "Joe says he's going to ​buy a ​motorbike." "Over my dead ​body!"
(Definition of over my dead body from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “over my dead body”
in Chinese (Simplified) 只要我还有一口气就不能那样做, 除非我死了…
in Chinese (Traditional) 只要我還有一口氣就不能那樣做, 除非我死了…
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