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Give-up the ghost   /gɪv-əp ðə goʊst/   Listen
Give-up the ghost

Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life.  Synonyms: buy the farm, cash in one's chips, choke, conk, croak, decease, die, drop dead, exit, expire, go, kick the bucket, pass, pass away, perish, pop off, snuff it.  "The children perished in the fire" , "The patient went peacefully" , "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"

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Words linked to "Give-up the ghost" :   conk out, famish, abort, drown, pop off, asphyxiate, buy it, suffocate, succumb, break down, give out, be born, give way, fail, starve, yield, pip out, go bad, predecease, stifle, fall, change state, break, turn

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