Idiom: would not be caught dead
Idiom: would not (never) be caught dead
- to never do the thing mentioned because it would be too embarrassing or humiliating
- to dislike something very much
- My girlfriend bought me this tie and I don’t know what I’m going to do because it's so ugly I’d never be caught dead wearing it.
- I took a taxi to the party because I wouldn't be caught dead riding in my father's old car.
- I asked my son to walk my daughter to school but now that he's a teenager, he won't be caught dead with her.
- John's tattoo looks like a fifth grader designed it. I wouldn't be caught dead with something so cheesy.
- Do they really expect us to wear these ugly t-shirts? I'm going to quit—seriously I'd never be caught dead wearing this.
- My sister looks like a clown. I'd never be caught dead wearing that much makeup.
- I have to talk to my daughter this evening. She told her aunt she wouldn't be caught dead in public with her until she loses 200 lbs.
- My roommate is such a snob. She'd never be caught dead drinking beer—she only drinks champagne.
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