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English definition of “come to/meet a sticky end”

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come to/meet a sticky end

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