end (one's) days

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end (one's) days

To spend one's final days in a particular way or place. I've already told my kids that I don’t want to end my days in a nursing home.
See also: days, end

ˌend your ˈdays/ˈlife (in something)

spend the last part of your life in a particular state or place: He ended his days in poverty.
See also: days, end, life
References in classic literature ?
Datchery, bowing, 'inspires me with a desire to know more of the city, and confirms me in my inclination to end my days in the city.
Sabin said, rising slowly to his feet, and with a sudden intent look upon his face, "and if I were to be outwitted by such a novice as you I should deserve to end my days - in New York.
If only they would let me end my days as I want to," thought the old man, "then they might do as they please.
If I had my will I should never go forth, but should end my days here in Beaulieu.
the gentleman and that dear lady, told me to-night of a home in some foreign country where I could end my days in solitude and peace.