- die with your knees bent
- Americanto be killed in an electric chairSitting down at the time:... the awful tide of dismay in their eyes as they realized they were going to die with their knees bent. (King, 1996)To die in a horse's nightcap or die in your shoes meant to be killed by hanging.
How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. R. W. Holder. 2014.
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