be in fear of (one's) life(redirected from been in fear of 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.
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be/go in fear of your ˈlifebe 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.
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