kaatua kuolleena maahan

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kaatua (to fall) kuolleena (dead) maahan (to the ground)

Phrase[edit]

kaatua kuolleena maahan

  1. (idiomatic) to drop dead (to die suddenly)

Inflection[edit]

See conjugation table for kaatua, kuolleena maahan is not inflected.

Usage notes[edit]

This expression is often understood quite literally.

Synonyms[edit]