over one's dead body
phrasal only by overcoming one's utter and determined resistance <
vows that they'll raise his taxes over his dead body
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • over one's dead body — {adv. phr.}, {informal} Not having the ability to stop something undesirable from taking place. * / You will get married at age sixteen over my dead body! Jane s father cried./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • over one's dead body — {adv. phr.}, {informal} Not having the ability to stop something undesirable from taking place. * / You will get married at age sixteen over my dead body! Jane s father cried./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • To lay one's self open to — Lay Lay (l[=a]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Laid} (l[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Laying}.] [OE. leggen, AS. lecgan, causative, fr. licgan to lie; akin to D. leggen, G. legen, Icel. leggja, Goth. lagjan. See {Lie} to be prostrate.] 1. To cause to lie down,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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