die like flies

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Definition of die like flies

informal
: to die over a short period of time in large numbers Horses and cattle died like flies during the drought.

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“Die like flies.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/die%20like%20flies. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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