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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A CROWDED shopping mall was forced to close yesterday after a man plunged to his death from the top floor.
A Malaysian man slipped and plunged to his death early today from the eighth floor of a hotel in Hatyai town near the Thailand-Malaysia border.
A STOWAWAY has plunged to his death from a plane and landed on a business in a busy high street - while another is fighting for his life in hospital.
A STOWAWAY plunged to his death from a plane and landed on a business in a busy high street - while another is fighting for his life in hospital.
A BRITISH man who plunged to his death from a balcony in Majorca took his own life, police believe.
AT E E N A G E computer gamer plunged to his death from a motorway bridge after his mum turned off his Playstation internet connection.
The Ministry of Defence have previously described as "speculation" reports that he plunged to his death after a safety line was severed before he was securely on board an RAF Lossiemouth helicopter sent to take him to hospital.
AN INQUEST is expected to be opened into the death of a man who plunged to his death from a Liverpool city centre car park onto a cab.
RACEGOERS watched in horror as a man plunged to his death from a balcony in the stands yesterday.
Summary: A five-year-old Arab boy plunged to his death from the balcony of his parents' second-floor apartment on Saturday evening in the capital's Muroor area.
A man plunged to his death from a high-rise tower in the City of London.
After he completed Umrah, he went to his room opened the window and plunged to his death. Sources said the pilgrim had some psychological problems for which he was taking medicines.
Summary: Tributes have been paid to a "human cannonball" who plunged to his death at a daredevil show.
A BRITISH gap year student plunged to his death after he leapt between chalet rooftops in the upmarket French ski resort of Courchevel.
A skydiver who plunged to his death at an airfield where a fellow enthusiast died in mysterious circumstances more than six years ago was identified as a 44-year-old man from Essex.