Catch Word #99 – To bite the dust

This is a fun episode about slang for to die! Of course, all these slang terms for dying are not meant to be used about anyone or anything we really care about, because that would be disrespectful. But people do use these terms to talk about things or strangers, and these expressions are very commonly used in films and on TV. So, don’t take it seriously and enjoy learning about these funny expressions with us.

Expressions included in the Study Guide

  • Eh
  • To pass away
  • To bite the dust
  • A showdown
  • To be a chicken
  • Allowances
  • To kick the bucket
  • A page-turner
  • Miles vs. kilometres
  • To be in the market
  • Additional expressions that mean to die
  • To breathe one’s last breathe
  • To cash in one’s chips
  • To give up the ghost
  • To buy the farm
  • To meet one’s maker
  • To turn up one’s toes
  • To pass away
  • To go to a better place

Copyright: Audio/Study Guide: Culips

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