perish in (something)

perish in (something)

To die in a certain circumstance. Four young adults perished in the car accident, a tragedy that has sent shockwaves through the community.
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perish in something

to die because of involvement in something. Four people perished in the flames. Our cat perished in an accident.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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