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dead tired

This page is about the collocation dead tired

collocation pattern: adverb + adjective

Meaning

very tired

For example

  • You look dead tired. Why don't you have an early night?

  • No wonder you're dead tired. You've been working since six this morning!

Quick Quiz

Someone who's dead tired is

a. close to dying

b. tired of living

c. really tired

Contributor: Matt Errey