|give up the ghost||
- (euphemism) To die.
- 1611: And Jesus cried with a loud voice, and gave up the ghost. — w:King James Bible, King James Bible, Mark 15:37.
- (figuratively) For a thing to die or (metaphorically) to quit.
- My old computer finally gave up the ghost the other day.
Etymology: 1611, w:King James Version of the Bible, King James Version of the Bible, w:Gospel of Mark, Mark, s:Bible (King James)/MarkChapter? 15, 15:37
- French: rendre l'í¢me
- German: den Geist aufgeben
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