perish from (something)

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perish from (something)

To die from some cause. Most people who die in fires actually perish from smoke inhalation, as opposed to the fire itself.
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perish from something

to die from a particular cause, such as a disease. Nearly all the fish perished from the cold. I was afraid that I would perish from hunger.
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Fans have been given a preview of the surviving Avengers, as well as those who have perished from the snap of the supervillain Thanos.
There were 43,746 that perished from 10-14 eggs collected, and 37,304 from 15-20 eggs collected from a woman's womb.
Relatives of the victims learnt they had perished from TV coverage.
Trapped by snow in the uppermost reaches of the Sierra Nevada, half of the Donner Party perished from starvation; the remaining half had to cannibalize their dead to survive.