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be dead to the world

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe dead to the worldbe dead to the worldUNCONSCIOUSSLEEPto be very deeply asleep or unconscious Better leave Craig – he’s dead to the world. dead
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be dead to the worldAnyway Amanda was dead to the world.I'm sorry I didn't hear the phone -- I must have been dead to the world this morning.
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