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    emilyrose93 got a reaction from czarina84 in Idioms Related to Death   
    I think "sleep with the fishes" is related to the mafia. It means when someone has been murdered by the mafia and they've dumped the body into the ocean - so they're sleeping with the fishes. I don't think you would use it for a regular death, it's quite specific.

    Some more that I know are:

    "Pushing up daisies", meaning someone is dead and buried.
    "Dead as a dodo" or "Dead as a doornail", meaning definitely dead.
    "Croak", which means die. I think this is an Australian one. You use it like "He croaked".
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