lose (one's) life

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lose (one's) life

To die, typically by being killed by someone or something. Three brave officers lost their lives in the line of duty last night.
See also: life, lose

lose your ˈlife

be killed: Sixty people lost their lives in the air crash. ▶ loss of ˈlife noun: Fortunately there was no loss of life in the fire.
See also: life, lose
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I have no ambition to lose my life on the post-road between St.
I assure you, sir, I am no relation of Mr Allworthy; and if the world, who are incapable of setting a true value on his virtue, should think, in his behaviour to me, he hath dealt hardly by a relation, they do an injustice to the best of men: for I--but I ask your pardon, I shall trouble you with no particulars relating to myself; only as you seemed to think me a relation of Mr Allworthy, I thought proper to set you right in a matter that might draw some censures upon him, which I promise you I would rather lose my life than give occasion to.
With tracks like Death, To Lose My Life and Strangers though, gloomy is what this London five-piece seem to do best.
The song - EST, from first album To Lose My Life - played like clockwork.