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Translation of "dead" - English-Italian dictionary

dead

adjective   /ded/
A2 not now alive morto 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. fuori uso, scarico a dead battery The phone suddenly went dead.
informal If a place is dead, it is too quiet and nothing interesting is happening there. deserto
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. non mi farei vedere neanche morto I wouldn’t be caught dead wearing a bikini.
drop dead
to die very suddenly morire sul colpo
as dead as a doornail
clearly and obviously dead morto stecchito
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. passando sul mio cadavere “Joe says he’s going to buy a motorbike.” “Over my dead body!”
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