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English definition of “wouldn't be seen dead”

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wouldn't be seen dead

informal
If someone wouldn't be seen dead in a particular place or doing a particular thing, they would never do it, usually because it would be too embarrassing: I wouldn't be seen dead wearing a dress like that.
Translations of “wouldn't be seen dead”
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常因爲會太尷尬而)絕不會做…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常因为会太尴尬而)决不会做…
(Definition of wouldn't be seen dead from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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