The phrase comes from the King James Bible 1 Peter 4:5 "..to judge the quick and the dead". The Bible meant the living and the dead, not the speedy and the dead.
the dead is dead
It means "the king is dead" in another language. it comes from the Arabic words "sheik mat." which means "the king is dead"
Which phrase does not come from the Preamble to the Constitution?
Dead Ahead - 2008 was released on: USA: 2012 (Birmingham, Alabama)
Dead Ahead - Wild Horses album - was created in 2003.
ashes from dead people were mixed in with plaster and spread on the walls of houses Edinburgh history
The phrase "had been all but dead" means that the creature involved had been extremely close to death, and was nearly dead.
It generally can be translated as "(going) before" and "ahead." (As in, "go ahead of me.")
The phrase dead giveaway originated in 1882, likely somewhere in the West. The word dead meant something was sure or absolute. Giveaway meant something was revealed or betrayed. So came the phrase dead giveaway for something that was immediately recognized.
The origin of the phrase 'dead easy comes from the English language. The term dead actually meant 'simple' or 'completely' and dates back to the 14th century with this usage.
when you go in the outdoor arena you go straight ahead along the path and you come to the dead end which is where the cat is.
The "dead" of winter means the very middle, where everything seems cold and dead.
The idiom is "dead certainty". It means it's in the bag = this is a dead certainty = this is cinch
Fox Business - 2007 Dead End Ahead for Tesla was released on: USA: 27 September 2013
"dead meat" is "totes Fleisch" in German.
You cannot understand an idiom without knowing ahead of time what it means. A phrase is just part of a normal sentence.
"In the days ahead" is a perfectly acceptable way of saying "in the future", keeping in mind that it usually means "in the very near future.
Talking Dead - 2011 What Lies Ahead 1-1 was released on: USA: 16 October 2011
It means powerless or dead.
This phrase pre dates 1950
A prepositional phrase can come before a noun (or pronoun):At the party Jack played the piano.A prepositional phrase includes a noun (or pronoun):Jack played the piano at the party.A prepositional phrase can come after a noun (or pronoun):Jack played the piano at the party.A prepositional phrase can come after a verb:Jack played at the party.
To be in a position of advantage or anticipation of another