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Meaning of “shuffle off this mortal coil” in the English Dictionary

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shuffle off this mortal coil

humorous to ​die: My ​children can't ​wait for me to shuffle off this ​mortalcoil so they can get ​theirhands on ​theirinheritance.
(Definition of shuffle off this mortal coil from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shuffle off this mortal coil”
in Chinese (Simplified) 牺牲生命,捐躯…
in Chinese (Traditional) 犧牲生命,捐軀…
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