kiss of death


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kiss of death

gangsters’ farewell ritual before murdering victim. [Am. Cult.: Misc.]
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Jerry Trenas said the Aquino magic has not diminished, rejecting that his endorsement is a kiss of death to his candidates.
Won't see match as overseas but will be given updates." It was the kiss of death.
"If the data logger hits outside that range, it's the kiss of death for your store of vaccine," he said.
German-born DJ Phat, who was part of the Jadakiss Kiss of Death Tour, will entertain the crowds with music from reggae to deep south.
In Kiss of Death, Scarlett Wakefield and her BFF, Taylor, arrive in Scotland for a school field trip when they realize Scarlett's old school, along with her old friends, will be accompanying them.
THE Boot Room kiss of death returned last week after we highlighted Borussia Dortmund's bid to set a Bundesliga record at Eintracht Frankfurt.
The ISIHAC experience will feature favourite rounds from the past 35 years, including Kiss Of Death, where each panellist has to come up with a one-liner that will irrevocably wreck any date and Trivial Hirsute, everybody's favourite general knowledge quiz about hair.
Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University have discovered a key difference in the way human cells and Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria, which cause TB, deliver unwanted proteins - marked with a 'kiss of death' sequence - to their respective cellular recycling factories.
Talk about the kiss of death. Why on earth Neville felt the need to antagonise Tevez further is beyond me.
THOSE who believe a market drift is a kiss of death for their fancy will have been kicking themselves if they deserted Hello My Lovely, who defied a lengthy walk to land Southwell's opening handicap chase.
EA Giving Licensed Games The Kiss Of Death? The movie was a trilogy, but the game will not be: Electronic Arts revealed at E3 that it will not be making a third game based on Paramount's Godfather film franchise.
Of course, the realisation was the kiss of death for old Sexby.