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bite the dust

to fall so that your body hits the ground heavily: As they came around the bend several riders bit the dust. to die to end in failure: His career bit the dust when he lost his job.
(Definition of bite the dust from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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