die the way (one) lived(redirected from dies the way they lived)
die the way (one) lived
To die doing something that one typically did or particularly enjoyed during their life. Well, Dave was always adventurous, so I'm not surprised to hear that he died bungee-jumping. At least he died the way he lived.
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