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ADJ 死亡的;去世的 A person, animal, or plant that is dead is no longer living.
Her husband's been dead a year now...
The group had shot dead another hostage.
ADJ (土地或水域)无生命存在的 Land or water that is dead contains no living things.
...charred land, mountainsides of dead earth and stumps of trees...
But this water seems dead: it's polluted and horribly stagnant.
ADJ-GRADED (地方或时期)无生气的，死气沉沉的 If you describe a place or a period of time as dead, you do not like it because there is very little activity taking place in it.
...some dead little town where the liveliest thing is the flies...
This made that holiday week a particularly dead period.
ADJ 不再使用的;用尽的 Something that is dead is no longer being used or is finished.
The dead cigarette was still between his fingers...
This bottle's dead. But we've got another one.
ADJ (想法、计划或话题）不再令人感兴趣的，不值得再考虑的，已停滞的 If you say that an idea, plan, or subject is dead, you mean that people are no longer interested in it or willing to develop it any further.
It's a dead issue, Baxter...
But that doesn't mean this brand of politics is dead or dying...
ADJ (语言）死的，不再通用的 A dead language is no longer spoken or written as a means of communication, although it may still be studied.
We used to grumble that we were wasting time learning a dead language.
ADJ (电话等电气设备）不再运转的，没电的 A telephone or piece of electrical equipment that is dead is no longer functioning, for example because it no longer has any electrical power.
On another occasion I answered the phone and the line went dead.
ADJ (体育运动中的球）界外的，死的 In sport, when a ball is dead, it has gone outside the playing area, or a situation has occurred in which the game has to be temporarily stopped, and none of the players can score points or gain an advantage.
ADJ-GRADED (声音)沉闷的;(颜色)暗淡的，不鲜亮的 A dead sound or colour is dull rather than lively or bright.
'That is correct, Meg,' he answered in his cold, dead voice...
Then he heard a piercing scream echoing down the deep well, ending in a dull, dead thud.
ADJ 完全的，绝对的（尤用于修饰 centre, silence 和 stop） Dead is used to mean 'complete' or 'absolute', especially before the words 'centre', 'silence', and 'stop'.
He adjusted each chesspiece so that it stood dead centre in its square...
They hurried about in dead silence, with anxious faces...
ADV 正好;恰好;精确地 Dead means 'precisely' or 'exactly'.
Mars was visible, dead in the centre of the telescope...
Their arrows are dead on target...
ADV 很;非常 Dead is sometimes used to mean 'very'.
Meadowhall is also dead easy for people to get to...
His poems sound dead boring, actually...
CONVENTION （表示强烈反对）除非我死了 If you reply 'Over my dead body' when a plan or action has been suggested, you are emphasizing that you dislike it, and will do everything you can to prevent it.
'Let's invite her to dinner.' — 'Over my dead body!'
PHRASE 完全了结的;彻底过去的 If you say that something such as an idea or situation is dead and buried, you are emphasizing that you think that it is completely finished or past, and cannot happen or exist again in the future.
I thought the whole business was dead and buried...
In two years, the British coal industry will be dead and buried.
PHRASE 突然死亡;猝死 If you say that a person or animal dropped dead or dropped down dead, you mean that they died very suddenly and unexpectedly.
He dropped dead on the quayside.
PHRASE 去死吧;见鬼去吧;别再烦人 If you tell someone to drop dead, you are insulting them, rudely disagreeing with them, or refusing to do something, or telling them to stop bothering you.
75% of the firms he called were hostile and told him to 'drop dead.'
PHRASE 不在人世的;去世的 If you say that someone is dead and gone, you are emphasizing that they are dead, and thinking about what happened or will happen after their death.
Often a genius is recognized only after he is dead and gone.
PHRASE 累得要命;病得半死 If you say that you feel dead or are half dead, you mean that you feel very tired or ill and very weak.
You looked half dead after that journey...
I feel pretty dead right now.
PHRASE 在夜晚万籁俱寂之时/在隆冬 If something happens in the dead of night ,at dead of night, or in the dead of winter, it happens in the middle part of the night or the winter, when it is darkest or coldest.
I couldn't fly illegally into a country in the dead of night...
We buried it in the garden at dead of night...
PHRASE (耶稣）复活/使…复活 When Christians say that Jesus Christ rose from the dead or raised someone from the dead, they mean that Jesus came back to life after he had died, or brought a dead person back to life.
PHRASE 卷土重来;重新活跃起来（或获得成功） If you say that someone or something rises or comes back from the dead, you mean that they become active or successful again after being inactive for a while.
This was a company that, by all appearances, had risen from the dead...
Faldo came back from the dead to win his third Open golf championship.
PHRASE 死也（不会），绝对（不会）（穿某种衣服、去某个地方或处于某种境地) If you say that you wouldn't be seen dead or be caught dead in particular clothes, places, or situations, you are expressing strong dislike or disapproval of them.
I wouldn't be seen dead in a straw hat.
...men who wouldn't be seen dead pushing a pram...
PHRASE （使）突然停止（发生或移动） To stop dead means to suddenly stop happening or moving. To stop someone or something dead means to cause them to suddenly stop happening or moving.
We all stopped dead and looked at it...
She had meant to make a discreet entrance, but conversation stopped dead...
PHRASE 败局已定的;不太可能成功的 If you say that someone or something is dead in the water, you are emphasizing that they have failed, and that there is little hope of them being successful in the future.
A 'no' vote would have left the treaty dead in the water.