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a fate worse than death

informal humorous
something you do not want to experience because it is so unpleasant: When you're 16, an evening at home with your parents seems like a fate worse than death.
Translations of “a fate worse than death”
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人極為不快的事…
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人极为不快的事…
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