wouldn't be seen dead Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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wouldn't be seen dead

informal If someone wouldn't be ​seendead in a ​particularplace or doing a ​particular thing, they would never do it, usually because it would be too ​embarrassing: I wouldn't be ​seendeadwearing a ​dress like that.
(Definition of wouldn't be seen dead from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wouldn't be seen dead”
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常因为会太尴尬而)决不会做…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常因爲會太尷尬而)絕不會做…
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