give (one's) life

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give (one's) life

To die or devote one's entire life for a cause (often saving someone else or defending a particular belief). Are you willing to give your life for your family if the insurgents reach our house? She gave her life to helping the poor.
See also: give, life
References in classic literature ?
You said you would give your life to serve me; I only ask your silence on one particular point.
Instead, he argues, it's to give your life meaning.
Think of someone dear to you, whom you respect and rely on, who helps give your life deeper meaning - maybe a parent, child, partner, mentor or close friend.