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Chinese translation: he has died

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English term or phrase:he;s snuffed it
Chinese translation:he has died
Entered by: davidgreen
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10:42 Jan 15, 2004
English to Chinese translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: snuff
If the guest isn’t singing, “Oh, what a beautiful morning,” I don’t think, “Oh, there’s another one who snuffed it during the night.”

What does snuff it mean? And also, what is the meaning of the whole sentence?
albertdeng
New Zealand
Local time: 03:21
died
Explanation:
to snuff someone is to kill them, but in this case I think it means to die
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davidgreen
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Thank you.
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3 +2died
davidgreen


  

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21 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
died


Explanation:
to snuff someone is to kill them, but in this case I think it means to die

davidgreen
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 12
Grading comment
Thank you.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  chica nueva: he's snuffed it = he's died
6 hrs

agree  Lu Zou
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