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drop like flies

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  1. drop like fliesverb

    rapidly collapse, die, or drop out in large numbers

    "the contestants dropped like flies when the thermometer hit one hundred degrees"


  1. drop like fliesverb

    Die en masse, one after the other.


  1. drop like flies

    "Drop like flies" is an idiom used to describe a situation where people or things are quickly and suddenly becoming incapacitated or disappearing. This can be due to sickness, death, departure, or failure. The phrase is often used to exaggerate the speed or extent of such occurrences.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drop like flies in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drop like flies in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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