breathe last


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breathe one's last

Euph. to die. She breathed her last at about two o'clock that afternoon. Cradled in his wife's arms, he breathed his last.
See also: breathe, last

breathe your last

(slightly formal)
to die Jay made the trip north to be with his mother when she breathed her last.
Usage notes: also used to describe the end of a organization, belief, or relationship: Amtrak may shortly breathe its last - without more funding, it may have to shut down next month.
See also: breathe, last

breathe (one's) last

To die.
See also: breathe, last