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come to/meet a sticky end

mainly UK humorous
to ​die in an ​unpleasant way: He comes to a sticky end ​halfway through the ​movie.
(Definition of come to/meet a sticky end from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “come to/meet a sticky end”
in Chinese (Simplified) 死于非命,横死…
in Chinese (Traditional) 死於非命,橫死…
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