plunge to (one's) death

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plunge to (one's) death

To fall from such a great height that one dies upon impact. The whole time we were on the rickety rope bridge, I couldn't help but think we were going to plunge to our death in the river far below.
See also: death, plunge
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Almost 17 million viewers watched blushing Bradley, played by Charlie Clements, plunge to his death on Friday in a live episode to commemorate the soap's 25th anniversary.
Police chiefs yesterday called for a review of safety along a stretch of coastline after an American student became the fourth person to plunge to his death in recent years.
He was the second person to plunge to his death from an aircraft in just two days.