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My car just up and died on me.

Can you please tell me the meaning of this sentence? I have no clue what it could mean.
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im from the north of england. We often say
'upped and died'.

its a figure of speech and very common.
there was no word missing.
We also say
'each to their own'
the care upped and died on me -the car shut down
each to their own - each person has their own way of thinking
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