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be a martyr to something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe a martyr to somethingbe a martyr to somethingBritish English spokenSUFFER to suffer a lot because of an illness, problem, or bad situation She’s a martyr to her arthritis. martyr
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be a martyr to somethingIf he was to be a martyr to this strange woman's caprices, then so be it.He was a martyr to fatigue.Without his attention, I am martyred to the wheel.He would be a martyr to them.
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