一敗地にまみれる bite the dust
- Ozeki Kaio ran into a roadblock Friday and suffered his first loss of the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament, but still remained on course for a second Emperor's Cup after yokozuna Takanohana bit the dust in the day's final bout.ということで、意味を英英辞典で確かめてみよう。
( http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/ss20010324a1.html )
- Chiyotaikai was the second ozeki to bite the dust when he was smacked down by Kotoshogiku
( http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/ss20080518b1.html )
- So why would they deliberately bite the dust of the dohyo ring in exchange for an envelope stuffed with 10000 yen notes?
( http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/news/2007/01/justin_mccurry.html )
- 1. to fall dead, especially in combat. 2. to be defeated. 3. to come to an end.
- 1 to fall so that your body hits the ground heavily:
As they came round the bend several riders bit the dust.
2 to die
3 to end in failure:
His career bit the dust when he lost his job.
- 1. to fail or to stop existing.
Three hundred more people lost their jobs in the same region when another firm bit the dust.
She can't make it on Saturday? Oh, well, another good idea bites the dust!
2. to die.
Two Hollywood stars of the thirties have recently bitten the dust.
- To bite the dust is to die or to stop working:
I think our car just bit the dust.