take (one's) own life

take (one's) own life

euphemism To kill oneself; to commit suicide. I was so saddened to hear that Daniel's father took his own life yesterday. Our helplines are always open if ever you feel the urge or need to take your own life.
See also: life, own, take
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take one's own life

to kill oneself; to commit suicide. Bob tried to take his own life, but he was stopped in time. Later, he was sorry that he had tried to take his own life.
See also: life, own, take
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

take your own ˈlife

(formal) kill yourself; commit suicide: His children died in a house fire and shortly afterwards he took his own life.
See also: life, own, take
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