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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdoornaildoor‧nail /ˈdɔːneɪl $ ˈdɔːr-/ noun   (as) dead as a doornail
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doornailShe looked dead as a doornail.If looks could kill, Dooley Barlowe would have dropped him right there, dead as a doornail.There we were, messing around with his things, and all the time he was dead as a doornail in Paris.
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