someone wouldn’t be caught dead

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someone wouldn’t be caught dead [idiom]

someone dislikes something very much

مثال: 

I wouldn't be caught dead wearing a dress like that – it's like something my grandmother would wear!

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

I wouldn’t be seen/caught dead

spoken used to say that you would never wear particular clothes, go to particular places, or do particular things, because you would feel embarrassedI wouldn’t be seen/caught dead in/on/with etc I wouldn’t be seen dead in a dress like that!

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary

someone wouldn’t be caught dead

someone dislikes something very much:

I wouldn't be caught dead wearing a dress like that – it's like something my grandmother would wear!

Collins Advanced Learner’s English Dictionary

or to be seen dead

phrase

If you say that you wouldn't be seen dead or be caught dead in particular clothes, places, or situations, you are expressing strong dislike or disapproval of them.

[informal, emphasis]

I wouldn't be seen dead in a straw hat.

I wouldn't be caught dead in such an old-fashioned place.

Merriam-Webster's Advanced Learner's Dictionary

catch dead

to find or see at any time —used in strongly negative constructionswouldn't be caught dead in that shirt

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