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to the death

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishto the deathto the deatha) FIGHTuntil someone is dead They will fight to the death rather than give an inch of ground. soldiers locked in a struggle to the death b) DETERMINEDuntil you achieve something even if it means that you suffer The leadership election has become a fight to the death. death
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to the deathKapsack said acute cocaine toxicity may have contributed to the death of some of the seven people studied in the report.While not explicit, many implied that they would indeed fight to the death for their managing director.They simply seem to charge into battle, and would probably to fight to the death unless we separated them.They say we massacred him, but he would have massacred us had we not defended ourselves and fought to the death.No, she fights her to the death, which from the point of view of the species is unhelpful.Pepper spray has been linked to the deaths of 39 people in California and 80 people across the country.Its opponents included liberals who were opposed to the death penalty and conservatives who objected to the gun control provisions.But I find them particularly disturbing when related to the death of a refugee seeking asylum in Britain.
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