grave danger definition, grave danger meaning | English dictionary




1    a place for the burial of a corpse, esp. beneath the ground and usually marked by a tombstone  
   Related adj       sepulchral  
2    something resembling a grave or resting place  
the ship went to its grave     
3    often preceded by: the      a poetic term for       death  
4    have one foot in the grave  
Informal   to be near death  
5    to make (someone) turn (over) in his grave   to do something that would have shocked or distressed (someone now dead)  
many modern dictionaries would make Dr Johnson turn in his grave     
     (Old English græf; related to Old Frisian gref, Old High German grab, Old Slavonic grobu; see grave3)  
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term coined by the James Bond movie, meaning that a great danger will come for Bond to overcome
anyone with a good definition ?
ce que l'on apprend durant l'enfance est mieux gravé que dans la pierre
ce qu'on apprend au berceau, demeure jusqu'au tombeau
ce qu'on apprend au berceau dure jusqu'au tombeau
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