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dead men tell no tales

saying
People who are dead cannot tell secrets: I think they killed him because he knew too much. Dead men tell no tales.
(Definition of dead men tell no tales from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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