Meaning: sleepy or way "out of it"
Rewrite 1: “out”a7 like the dead
Rewrite 2: still cold10 from the grave
Rewrite 3: walking like he’s wandering from the cryptn1
Rewrite 4: missed the right turn to heaven
Comment: Usually used to describe someone who is “dead tired” or who walks around in a zombie-like state.
More reading about clichés
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• Words and Wordplay from Yahoo! UK & Ireland: “Phrases to say (to yourself or to others) in times of trouble.”
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