famous last words

famous last words
famous last words phrase
used after someone has said something positive for showing that you think something bad might easily happen
Thesaurus: ways of warning or advising someonesynonym
Main entry: famous

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said as an ironic comment on or reply to an overconfident assertion that may well be proved wrong by events

"I'll be perfectly OK on my own." "Famous last words," she thought to herself

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ˌfamous ˌlast ˈwords idiom
(saying) people sometimes say Famous last words! when they think sb is being too confident about sth that is going to happen

‘Everything's under control.’ ‘Famous last words!’

This phrase refers to a collection of quotations of the dying words of famous people.
Main entry:famousidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Famous last words — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda “Famous last words” Sencillo de My Chemical Romance del álbum The Black Parade Lado B “My way home is through you” “Kill all your friends” Lanzado …   Wikipedia Español

  • Famous Last Words — «Famous Last Words» Сингл My Chemical Romance из альбома The Black Parade Выпущен 22 января 2007 Формат …   Википедия

  • …Famous Last Words… — Famous Last Words... Studioalbum von Supertramp Veröffentlichung Oktober 1982 Aufnahme November 1981 − Sommer 1982 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Famous Last Words — may refer to:* …Famous Last Words… , a play by James AJ Scott, now frontman of rock band Sunflies * ...Famous Last Words... , an album by Supertramp * Famous Last Words (Al Stewart album) * Famous Last Words (My Chemical Romance song) * Famous… …   Wikipedia

  • ...Famous Last Words... — Famous Last Words... Studio album by Supertramp Released October 1982 …   Wikipedia

  • Famous Last Words — Single par My Chemical Romance extrait de l’album The Black Parade Sortie 22 janvier 2007 Enregistrement 2006 Durée 4:59 Genre Rock alternatif …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ...Famous Last Words... — Famous Last Words... Álbum de Supertramp Publicación Octubre de 1982 Grabación Noviembre de 1981 verano de 1982 Género(s) Rock progresivo …   Wikipedia Español

  • ...Famous Last Words... — …Famous Last Words… ...famous last words... Album par Supertramp Sortie octobre 1982 Enregistrement novembre 1981 été 1982 Durée 47:35 Genre(s) rock progressif …   Wikipédia en Français

  • …Famous Last Words… — famous last words... Album par Supertramp Sortie octobre 1982 Enregistrement novembre 1981 été 1982 Durée 47:35 Genre rock progressif …   Wikipédia en Français

  • famous last words — This expression is used as a way of showing disbelief, rejection  or self deprecation. They said we had no chance of winning famous last words! …   The small dictionary of idiomes


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