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English definition of “shuffle off this mortal coil”

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shuffle off this mortal coil

humorous
to die: My children can't wait for me to shuffle off this mortal coil so they can get their hands on their inheritance.
Translations of “shuffle off this mortal coil”
in Chinese (Traditional) 犧牲生命,捐軀…
in Chinese (Simplified) 牺牲生命,捐躯…
(Definition of shuffle off this mortal coil from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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