be in fear of (one's) life

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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.
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