over my dead body

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Etymology[edit]

over (above) + my (pertaining to me) + dead (deceased) + body (corpse)

Adverb[edit]

over my dead body

  1. (idiomatic, hyperbolic) Under no circumstances; absolutely not.
    Young son: "Can I get a new sports car?"
    Mom: "Over my dead body!"

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