take someone's life


take someone's life
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  • take someone's life — To kill someone • • • Main Entry: ↑life * * * take someone’s life phrase to kill someone The earthquake took 26 lives and injured over 60. Thesaurus: to kill a person or animalsynonym to kill yourself …   Useful english dictionary

  • take someone's life — to kill someone The earthquake took 26 lives and injured over 60 …   English dictionary

  • take/claim someone's life — to cause someone s death Two years ago he was diagnosed with the illness that eventually took his life. The flood claimed many lives. [=caused the deaths of many people] • • • Main Entry: ↑life …   Useful english dictionary

  • take on a life of its own — take on a life of (its) own to no longer be controlled by anyone. Once an earthquake starts, it takes on a life of its own. Someone imagined it, and the idea took on a life of its own …   New idioms dictionary

  • take on a life of own — take on a life of (its) own to no longer be controlled by anyone. Once an earthquake starts, it takes on a life of its own. Someone imagined it, and the idea took on a life of its own …   New idioms dictionary

  • take one's life into one's hands —    To say that someone is taking their life in their hands means that they are taking the risk of being killed.     If you drive home on this icy road, you ll be taking your life in your hands …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • life — [ laıf ] (plural lives [ laıvz ] ) noun *** ▸ 1 time from birth to death ▸ 2 way of living, experience ▸ 3 state of being alive ▸ 4 living things ▸ 5 time something exists/lasts ▸ 6 activity/excitement ▸ 7 in games ▸ 8 life imprisonment ▸ +… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • life */*/*/ — UK [laɪf] / US noun Word forms life : singular life plural lives UK [laɪvz] / US Metaphor: Life is like a journey, and your experiences are like different parts of a journey. Dying is like travelling to another place. The baby arrived just after… …   English dictionary

  • life — /laɪf / (say luyf) noun (plural lives) 1. the condition which distinguishes animals and plants from inorganic objects and dead organisms. The distinguishing manifestations of life are: growth through metabolism, reproduction, and the power of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • life — W1S1 [laıf] n plural lives [laıvz] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(time somebody is alive)¦ 2¦(state of being alive)¦ 3¦(way somebody lives)¦ 4¦(particular situation/job)¦ 5 social/personal/sex etc life 6¦(human existence)¦ 7¦(time when something exists/works)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • take down (someone) — 1. to spoil or destroy someone s life. Some journalists just want to find a celebrity s weak points and take him or her down. She claims there was a government plot to take down outspoken community leaders. 2. to defeat a competitor. Today in… …   New idioms dictionary

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