rest in peace

idiom

used to say one hopes a person who has died will have peace in death
May she rest in peace.

Examples of rest in peace in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tanya, rest in peace, would have opted for the Fahn Noi villa. Chris Schalkx, Condé Nast Traveler, 26 Apr. 2023 May her soul rest in peace and in paradise in heaven. Raven Brunner, Peoplemag, 19 May 2024 Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes The joke shop operated by the Weasley twins (rest in peace, Fred) is stocked with its fair share of sweet bites. Travel + Leisure Editors, Travel + Leisure, 4 Dec. 2023 But let these individuals rest in peace, with dignity now, until such a time happens, which is indefinite and may never happen. Justin Gamble, CNN, 9 Feb. 2024 The joke shop operated by the Weasley twins (rest in peace, Fred) is stocked with its fair share of sweet bites. Travel + Leisure Editors, Travel + Leisure, 4 Dec. 2023 God bless Finney and may the poor soul who died of exposure rest in peace. Timothy Bella, Washington Post, 14 Nov. 2023 Sean Price, Prodigy, MF DOOM, rest in peace to all of them. Carl Lamarre, Billboard, 30 Oct. 2023 Lastly, rest in peace to Steve Harwell, the lead singer of Smash Mouth, a band that supplied much of the soundtrack for my youth. Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times, 5 Sep. 2023

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“Rest in peace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rest%20in%20peace. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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