bite the dust

Submitted by Persian_Glamberts on Fri, 21/12/2012 - 17:03

Idiomatic translations of "bite the dust"

Rəhmətə getdi
обръщам очи
Bulgarian #1, #2
хвърлям петалите
Bulgarian #1, #2
предавам богу дух
Bulgarian #1, #2
отивам в гроба
Bulgarian #1, #2
natáhnout bačkory
In het stof bijten
peg out
shuffle off this mortal coil
meet (one's) maker
English #1, #2, Greek, Persian
pop (one's) clogs
turn up (one's) toes
left the building
give up the ghost
English #1, #2, Greek, Persian
To go the way of all flesh
go/pass over to the other side
To breathe one's last
drop off the perch
put on (one's) wooden overcoat
put on (one's) concrete/cement shoes
come to Jesus
cash in (one's) chips
breathe (one's) last
buy the farm
go down for the third time
kick the bucket
Arabic, English #1, #2, #3, #4, German, Greek, Serbian
Poistua keskuudestamme
English #1, #2
Casser sa pipe
manger les pissenlits par la racine
die Radieschen von unten sehen
επιστρέφω στη μητέρα γη
ξοφλώ το κοινό χρέος
τινάζω τα πέταλα
αποδημώ/εκδημώ εις Κύριον
κλείνω τα μάτια μου
συναντώ τον Κύριο
εκμετρώ το ζην
μεταναστεύω στον άλλο κόσμο
πάω στα θυμάρια/κυπαρίσσια
Τα τίναξε τα πέταλα
English #1, #2, Greek
πάω στον άλλο κόσμο
βλέπω τα ραδίκια ανάποδα
μπαίνω στον λάκκο
αφήνω γεια
λέω το ποίημα
English #1, #2
παω για βρούβες
Αποδημώ εις Κύριον
परलोक सिधारना
चोला छोड़ना
अंतिम साँस लेना
स्वर्गवास होना
निधन होना
रूह निकलना
गुज़र जाना
चल बसना
mordere la polvere
Tirare le cuoia
눈 감다
Korean #1, #2
Deeteel yáábí'iisha' / Deeteel haya'iiką́
Chilin tazho
gryźć ziemię
gryźć piach
kopnąć w kalendarz
wydać ostatnie tchnienie
oddać ducha Bogu
wyzionąć ducha
a da ortul popii
a da colţul
A trece in lumea de dincolo... A trece pragul...
Дать дуба
Врезать дубаря
Откинуть коньки
Отдать концы
сыграть в ящик
Почить в бозе
испустить дух
отдать Богу душу
Приказать долго жить
Отойти в лучший мир
на ладан дышит
otići Bogu na istinu
otegnuti papke
baciti kašiku
Pasar a mejor vida/ Fallecer
Colgar los tenis
Yaşamını yitirdi.
Hayatını kaybetti.
Hakkın rahmetine kavuşmak
Öteki tarafa göçmek
vefat etti
Tahtalı köye göçmek
Nalları Dikmek
gocup gitmek

Meanings of "bite the dust"


a. to fail completely or cease to exist
b. to fall down dead

Explained by Persian_Glamberts on Fri, 21/12/2012 - 17:03
Explained by Persian_Glamberts

to die

Explained by evfokas on Sun, 05/05/2013 - 19:42
Explained by evfokas

To stop living
दम तोड़ देना

Explained by Ramesh Mehta on Thu, 04/10/2018 - 18:40
Explained by Ramesh Mehta
Triplicate: posted twice already. Please do a key word search in Idioms ("the dust" in this case) before posting. All duplicates will be deleted eventually. - St. Sol 1 week ago

mordre la poussière.
Apparently dates back to the time fights or tornaments took place in sandy arenas. It means basically to be thrown to the ground, and by extension, to fail, to loose. No indication of death in current language.

Explained by batay on Tue, 13/03/2018 - 04:26
Explained by batay
I mean in French - batay 7 months ago

dran glauben müssen;
ins Gras beißen

Explained by Mauler on Sat, 22/12/2012 - 00:39
Explained by Mauler

Θα φας χώμα

Explained by Guest on Mon, 04/12/2017 - 21:16
Explained by Guest

Φάε τη σκόνη μου!

Explained by Afroditi Dimitriou on Tue, 03/04/2018 - 20:42
Explained by Afroditi Dimitriou
Greek (Cypriot)

Κλωτσά τη σίκλα

Explained by SoPink on Wed, 17/08/2016 - 16:48
Explained by SoPink

Mangiare la polvere. (deriva dal fatto che sulle strade sterrate, dove si fanno le gare, (per esempio i rally) l'auto davanti alza la polvere, che finisce in faccia a chi sta dietro)
That car was too fast. It made us bite the dust.
Quell'auto era troppo veloce. Ci ha fatto mangiare la polvere.

Explained by Viola Ortes on Wed, 05/07/2017 - 21:13
Explained by Viola Ortes

umrzeć, kojtnąć, "kopnąć w kalendarz", "wąchać kwiatki od spodu", "pójść na łono Abrahama", "pójść do krainy wiecznych łowów"

Explained by zanzara on Fri, 28/06/2013 - 08:46
Explained by zanzara

Умереть, "отбросить коньки".

Explained by NikoletaBrilliant on Sun, 23/12/2012 - 10:33
Explained by NikoletaBrilliant

cuando alguien muere.

Explained by sinojosperove on Sat, 04/02/2017 - 02:33
Explained by sinojosperove

Ölmek / Başarısızlıkla sonuçlanmak anlamlarında kullanılır.

Explained by Sametodbs on Fri, 26/01/2018 - 11:16
Explained by Sametodbs

Померти, "врізати дуба"

Explained by Iouri Lazirko on Wed, 18/07/2018 - 20:24
Explained by Iouri Lazirko

"bite the dust" in lyrics

Gorillaz - Feel Good Inc.

With yo sound
You're in the blink
You gonna bite the dust
Can't fight with us

Clueso - Chicago

On a certain place
And when fresh stuf runs through the veins there
You bite the dust
And this time she hasn't come

Eisbrecher - Welcome to Nothing

and everyone's a star.
We're living like the gods,
and then we bite the dust.
The shadows are becoming longer.

Camille - Your Pain

I will deprive her from dessert
Make her bite the dust
Of all those who are no longer hungry...

Neffa - Where are you?

But you can't delete
our story.
Dreams bite the dust,
leaving space for the questions

Bushido - I hope you feel alright

And in bad times I would not be allowed to leave this life behind
And you would sell me, I mean nothing to you
Tell me please how often did I have to bite the dust
Tell me how often was I used by you

Vetusta Morla - Every Man for Himself

I'm able to piss off, I can be charming,
I'm able to call you without a single word.
I'm able to win, I may bite the dust,
I do know that, without all of you, this hurts more.

Jupiter Jones - Always for ever

But at least I'd would be well off.
And we continue to cut the lawn to measure
and then we will bite the dust.

Sido - Birthday

Which takes over control
Come on, friends, hold me back if you mind it
I take off now, bite the dust, so that you all see I am fed up with this lonely life, I am missing something here
I cry like a small child

Alice Cooper - Hey Stoopid

You ain't alone in this ugly town
You stick a needle in your arm
You bite the dust, you buy the farm

Negrita - In every atom

in two the risk is minimum
we're together
those who bite the dust
leave the teeth to bite

Bushido - Curb and Skyline at once

One thing you rappers cannot deny,
I am the most successful rapper of all times,
you'll bite the dust, one word from me is enough,
I am skyline and curb at once,

L.E.J - Acrobates

Yes, tell me what you want
Bite the dust, fall from high
or waiting patiently for the war to start

Jennifer Lopez - Mile In These Shoes

I'm walkin tall
I don't let their hatred test me
They bite the dust
Head above water, they still can't breathe

Hemp Gru - Is it true

And let everyone do it for oneself
It will be better like this, I hit* those who destroy what is ours
They bite the dust sometimes, sometimes they'll lose their brains* again
They tell, it's hard sometimes, one lives on

DumDum Boys - A beautiful day

One in a million gets struck by lightning
But eventually, we all bite the dust.

Fler - Everything’s Passing

Your hands, completely dusty
we’re reaching for the stars
and in the end, we bite the dust ²
The days and the weeks,

Creature Feature - A Gorey Demise

Who swallowed some glass

One by one, we bite the dust
We kick the bucket and begin to rust

Luis Ángel - Sleeping Flower

Without you, I won't die
I assure you, I won't die
Although I bite the dust
You will be a sleeping flower

Swiss - People Come, People Go

And hang out with people that lead you towards the sun
And not with those
Who want to see bite the dust!
Believe me!"

Jennifer Lopez - Stay Together

That's the new trend

Through the bumpy roads the others bite the dust
And seems like everyone's giving up when

The Pussycat Dolls - Bite The Dust

Try to make a move
And I'm on him like 5-0
Bite the dust
So you can go

Kraftklub - Beautiful Day

The neighbor's garden is lush green
Today it's worth getting up
A beautiful day to die! [(coll.) for example: to bite the dust]

McFly - Home Is Where The Heart Is

Calling out to your children's children,
Let there be love and let them scream it loud,
Before we bite the dust.

Jean Ferrat - You could have lived

You could still have played a bit
Not leaving without us making sure
Those clowns bite the dust
With a godly terrific stake (3)

Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure (OST) - Always there

It is there, when you're cold in winter
Always there, to offer you shelter
Always there, when you bite the dust
Always there, to put your life right

Flëur - Sad Clown

In the first row.

I can bite the dust at your feet,
Putting my life at risk.

Michel Barouille - Under the sign of the Musketeers

To have peace, we make war
With us, come and cross swords
The bad guys will bite the dust
Under the sign of the Musketeers

Pocahontas (OST) - Barbarians Part 2 (Castilian) [Savages Part 2]

Settlers & Indians:
Today you'll see them bite the dust!<fn>bring an end to them</fn>

Camille - The pain

I will deprive her of dessert,
make her bite the dust
of those who no longer have anything...

Theory hazit - Extra Credit

Now you can let the wind sway you
Blow you down until you bite the dust
Or you can spread your wings and let the wind lift you up

Pierrick Lilliu - An Open Heart

I know well those cries
That make you doubt everything
That makes you bite the dust
That puts you on your knees

The Dø - Trustful Hands

Burn bridges, lose ground
Bite the dust for a while
Where's order when it's needed?

Kevin, Karla y La Banda - Elastic Heart

I want it all, all until the end
I could have raised my flag
But I bite the dust one more time
I can't trust anyone else

Pudeldame - The heir

I am the heir and you just have to bite the dust, aunt Erna
I am the heir, my life stars where others end
I am the hair and ou just have to bite the dust, uncle Werner

Fler - Allegiance

If you have problems, I'd die on the street for you,
'Cuz I'd steal for you, boy,
Bite the dust for you, boy
And if the cops bust us, I'll go to jail for you, boy,

Claire Diterzi - The king of the forests

I'm not your yoyo
Lower the masks and get away from me
You made me bite the dust
I give in, I'm sick and tired of mincing my words

Lilly Wood & The Prick - Collapse

Take me back, take me back

i don't want to bite the dust
It is not right, it is not right

Cali - Your desires create disorder

I have a few seasons more than you
But is there any glory in making
On old fool bite the dust?
Your desires create disorder

Damien Saez - Drugs

Drugs to avoid getting crazy
Drugs in the wounds of the injuries[fn]or "cuts of the wounds" maybe. The words are basically synonyms[/fn]
Drugs to crawl in the dirt[fn]"être/tomber dans la sciure" (be/fall into the sawdust) is kind of idiomatic, like "hit the dirt" or "bite the dust"[/fn]

Yodelice - The Other Side

Give me night I'll love you back
I do not feed the sharks
Watch me smile and bite the dust
You're healing in my pain

Suspekt - See You In Hell

but we're going to die one way or the other, anyway, I fucking refuse to die from boredom,
but on the other hand, you can count on me 100%
until I bite the dust, you can fucking trust my loyalty unconditionally
Pulled the pin out of the grenade, I love my life

Viktor Lazlo - Promised Land

Take a little while to make your life a promised land
Take a little time to show them you will carry on
You did your best not to bite the dust
But then again life you trust to hell with the defeated

Epica - Resign To Surrender - A New Age Dawns - Pt. IV

Nec plus ultra
After all the grabbing, it's time to bite the dust
Leave behind the breaches of my trust

Damien Saez - Breathless

But you are familiar with it
Reaching summits
That we may bite the dust
And believing in ideas, it's no longer for me

EAV - Fata Morgana

thru desert sand under bakin' sun.
"By the prophet's beard,
now bite the dust I must!"
In saying, his hand rises one final time,

Kimberley Michelle Barr - Fuzzie Barz

See hustlers entertaining us,
Bout time some bite the dust,
Real in this life – we’re the struggeler's,

Damien Saez - Out of breath

Useless to bandage, immortal is the wound
To avoid the battle but you, you know that
To reach new heights as we bite the dust
And believe in ideas, no it isn’t for me anymore

SDP - Middle Finger

One finger cause the gas prices are going up
One for Coca Cola - thanks for the belly
We'll all bite the dust a few years earlier, yippie
So one midle finger to the tobacco industry

Denzel Curry - SIRENS | Z1RENZ

Just how much you mean off to the side (oh, shit)
Oh say can you see a hundred dead bodies in the street
Bite the dust early like double Sprite, and a R.I.P. tee
So proudly, lights gleam, let the gun blow in the night time

Max Giesinger - Barefoot and Alone

A loud bang, a short flight,
The television bit the dust first,<fn>"dran glauben müssen" is a phrase meaning "to bite the dust"</fn>
(Then) the night lamp and the fridge as well.

Dansifelagið í Havn - Mr. Sinclair

to fight for Swedish money:
God help you, you surely must,
bite the dust before the Norwegian.