Turn in one's grave

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Definition

to turn in one's grave: to be very angry about something if one was dead and knew about something happening now
idiom

a grave: a crypt, a mausoleum, a sepulchre, a tomb, a vault
noun

Examples

  • "What is certain is that Alberto Dulce and Giovanni Carpaccio would turn in their graves if they could see what has become of their brand."
  • "Horatio : At Joan's grave, I promised to hunt 'Sharky' across the seven seas."

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