English version

be dropping like flies

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe dropping like fliesbe dropping like fliesinformal if people are dropping like flies, they are getting ill or dying in large numbers drop
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be dropping like fliesPlayers from both teams are dropping like flies.Our kids are dropping like flies.They should be dropping like flies, but that hasn't been the case.Grocer profits While other retailers are dropping like flies, supermarkets are making fat profits.
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