draw (one's) last breath

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draw (one's) last breath

To die; to fail or cease to be. After our parents drew their last breath, my four siblings and I had to decide what to do with their property. You may be in charge now, but after you've drawn your last breath, it will be me in charge. Many fear that the computing giant may be drawing its last breath.
See also: breath, draw, last
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We can only imagine what thoughts and feelings she experienced in those few seconds it took for this person to pull the trigger and for Nicola to draw her last breath.
Bryn Hughes said: "We can only imagine what thought and feelings in those few seconds it took for this person to pull the trigger and for Nicola to draw her last breath.
But she wanted to draw her last breath in the house where she had been a young wife, raised a family and built a life.
I WATCHED my 92-year-old grandmother draw her last breath on Sunday morning in Glasgow's Southern General Hospital.