dead men tell no tales

idiom

used to say that someone who has been killed cannot reveal secret information

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“Dead men tell no tales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dead%20men%20tell%20no%20tales. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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