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Cultural SensitivityPlay
Grave is often associated with respect for the deceased; use this term with solemnity and care. SlideThey quietly gathered around the grave to pay their respects.
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Not for SleepPlay
'Grave' refers to a burial spot, not 'grave' as in a bed to 'lay down' for sleep. SlideIt's a common mistake to confuse 'go to the grave' with expressions like 'go to bed'.
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Figurative UsePlay
Sometimes 'grave' is used metaphorically to mean a serious, possibly final, outcome. SlideHis career is in the grave after that scandal.