Be in fear of one's life - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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be in fear of (one's) life
To be constantly worried for one's physical safety. Ever since I received that threatening phone call, I've been in fear of my life.
be/go in fear of your ˈlife be afraid all the time that you may be killed, attacked, etc: After she got involved with the drug dealers, she went in fear of her life.