be in fear of (one's) life

(redirected from be in fear of their life)

be in fear of (one's) life

To fear that one may be in serious danger of being killed. Ever since I received that threatening phone call, I've been in fear of my life.
See also: fear, life, of

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.
See also: fear, life, of