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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The Foundation takes its inspiration and vision from Michele who says it best in the closing paragraph of her book, "And when the book of life closes and we draw our last breath, we can fade away feeling truly fulfilled- grateful for a life lived well and for a glorious end to the earthly journey.
I do hope we'll have the strength of character to smile as we draw our last breaths, and say, "Well, who'd have thought it?