dead man walking


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dead man walking

n
1. (Sociology) US a condemned man walking from his prison cell to a place of execution
2. informal any person in a doomed or untenable situation, esp one about to lose his or her job
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Dead Man Walking has been nominated for four Oscars.
In politics, a dead man walking is someone still in power after public opinion has swung against him.
ROBERTO Di Matteo insists he does not feel like a dead man walking ahead of Chelsea's Champions League final against Bayern Munich.
Rick Perry may have seeemed like a dead man walking after his fifth-place finish Tuesday night in Iowa.
If McIntyre is thinking ahead to a fight with him instead of focussing on his fight with me, then he's a dead man walking.
Ancelotti looks to be a dead man walking after overseeing what is set to be the club's worst season since Roman Abramovich's takeover almost eight years ago.
SOPRANO MEASHA BRUEGGERGOSMAN, after taking on her first Mozart role with Elettra for Toronto's Opera Atelier in April, has signed on for more opera in the upcoming seasons--Valentine in a concert Les Huguenots for New York City Opera next season and, in 2009/10, Sister Rose in Dead Man Walking and Elisabetta in Don Carlo for Houston Grand Opera.
Hills spokesman Tony Kenny said: "Eddie O'Sullivan looks like he could be a dead man walking.
Newcastle is in line to host the premiere of the stage version of the film Dead Man Walking.
Clips from Dead Man Walking, The Mission and Truly, Madly, Deeply will also be used in a study group book to encourage people to discuss God's acts throughout the world and learn how to listen.
Joseph of Medaille, who was basically unknown before 1993, spent two years composing Dead Man Walking.
The nun who inspired the Hollywood movie Dead Man Walking yesterday said she believed death row Briton Kenny Richey should be released.