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adverb informal dead pronunciation in British English /ded/
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  1. 1
    completely
    You’re dead right!
    stop dead (in your tracks) (=completely and suddenly): Rachel stopped dead in her tracks when she saw me with Andy.
    be dead (set) against (doing) something (=oppose it completely): My parents are dead against the idea of me going to South America.
    be dead set on (doing) something (=be determined to do something despite opposition): The director is dead set on this location.
    dead on time (=at exactly the time arranged or expected): The package arrived dead on time.
    dead on target: Most of his shots were dead on target.
  2. 2
    very
    That lesson was dead boring!
    dead easy: Replacing the battery in the iPhone is dead easy.
    dead tired: I’m dead tired, but I can’t miss this meeting.
  3. 3
    directly
    dead ahead: I can see the station dead ahead.

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