shuffle off

shuffle off
shuffle off 1) смъквам, свалям, отървавам се от; to \shuffle off off responsibility upon others стоварвам отговорността на друг; 2) разг. умирам;

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  • shuffle off — transitive verb : to get rid of : push away : shirk when we have shuffled off this mortal coil Shakespeare shuffle off the heavy burden of our guilt Richard Chase teachers cannot … shuffle off their responsibility C.I.Glicksberg intransitive verb …   Useful english dictionary

  • shuffle off this mortal coil — humorous to die. I really want to see the Coliseum before I shuffle off this mortal coil …   New idioms dictionary

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  • shuffle off this mortal coil — Meaning To die. Origin From Hamlet s To be or not to be speech in Shakespeare s Hamlet ... When we have shuffled off this mortal coil …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • shuffle off this mortal coil to —    die    The Bard said it first, through the voice of Hamlet.     ... left a hundred grand when he shuffled off his mortal coil. (Sanders, 1986) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • shuffle off — remove; get rid of …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shuffle off this mortal coil — verb To die; to divest oneself of ones mortal body …   Wiktionary

  • Shuffle off this mortal coil — die …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • shuffle off this mortal coil — Australian Slang die …   English dialects glossary

  • shuffle off this mortal coil — I chiefly humorous die Origin: from Shakespeare s Hamlet (iii. i. 67) II see coil II …   Useful english dictionary

  • shuffle — [shuf′əl] vt. shuffled, shuffling [Early ModE, prob. < or akin to LowG schuffeln, to walk clumsily, shuffle cards < base of SHOVE] 1. a) to move (the feet) with a dragging or shoving gait b) to perform (a dance) with such steps 2. to mix… …   English World dictionary

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