"pushing up daisies"

Pushing up the daisies
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This expression, meaning to be dead and buried, originated as, 'to turn one's toes to the daisies'. The phrase evolved over the years until 'pushing up daisies' was coined.

The daisy was one of the first flowers to regrow on a battleground.