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dead

adjective
 
/ded/
A2 not now alive
مَيِّت
She’s been dead for 20 years now. There were two firefighters among the dead.
If a piece of equipment is dead, it is not working.
مُعَطَّل
a dead battery The phone suddenly went dead.
informal If a place is dead, it is too quiet and nothing interesting is happening there.
خَامِد
wouldn’t be caught/seen dead If someone wouldn’t be caught dead in a place or doing something, they would never go there or do it, usually because it would be too embarrassing.
أموت ولا أفعَل ..
I wouldn’t be caught dead wearing a bikini.
drop dead to die very suddenly
يَموت فَجأة
as dead as a doornail clearly and obviously dead
مَيّت
over my dead body! If you say something will happen over your dead body, you mean that you will do everything you can to prevent it.
عَلى جُثّتي
“Joe says he’s going to buy a motorbike.” “Over my dead body!”
(Definition of dead from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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