lose your life

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lose your life

To die or be killed. Three brave officers lost their lives in the line of duty last night.
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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
References in classic literature ?
The oldest guides expressed the opinion that they could not succeed; that all the chances were that they would lose their lives.
But fain would I shun blood and battle, and fain would I not deal sorrow to womenfolk and wives because good stout yeomen lose their lives.
According to a department responsible to maintain record of accidental deaths, around two thousand people lose their lives every year in such happening since 2005.
The 27-year-old is the latest in a string to farm workers to lose their lives while operating a tractor.
Summary: MOSCOW (Cihan/RIAN) - Forty two people lose their lives in the fires on average each day in Russia, according to the figures given by Ministry of Emergencies.
Last night Sean Rodgers, who taught Declan Greene and his children, said: "The whole area was plunged into disbelief that four men could lose their lives so tragically.
before any other young people like Petr lose their lives and Scotland's name is dragged through the dirt.
The dirt of this seminary is filled with grains of wheat who give a glimpse of eternal life in the way they choose to lose their lives.
The soldiers did not lose their lives for me; they lost their lives for a self-righteous president and the agenda of a lunatic administration.
It is with the very rare exception the only work place in the country where children regularly lose their lives.
By year end, 43,900 Americans will lose their lives to breast cancer, and another 7,300 will die from malignant melanoma.