being buried alive

be·ing bur·ied a·live

taphophobia.
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Go, your worship," said Sancho, "and come back quick for God's sake; for I cannot bear being buried alive any longer, and I'm dying of fear.
He said: "Catching a bullet in your mouth and being buried alive are the two most dangerous tricks for magicians - they are the ones most people have died doing.
Landslides in southeastern Bangladesh have killed at least 49 people, with many victims being buried alive as they slept overnight.
THE BBC has been flooded with complaints over scenes In EastEnders of Max Branning being buried alive.
A MAN who held the world record for being buried alive was laid to rest yesterday after dying of cancer.
Patrick added, ``My biggest fear has always been being buried alive.
NHRH Jennie Bond really is the bravest woman on the planet - or has a secret fetish for being buried alive in coffins full of rats.
A FACTORY worker yesterday escaped being buried alive under tons of ice.
The question at hand was the fear of being buried alive.
In this book the author tackies one of mankind's most persistent fears, that of being buried alive.
For Trina was sure she would die after being buried alive in a horrific road accident.
A man subject to cataleptic seizures, which to anyone unacquainted with them may seem like death itself, takes every possible precaution against being buried alive.