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last breath

Definition of last breath in English:

The last moment of one’s life (often used hyperbolically); death: she would fight to the last breath to preserve her good name
More example sentences
  • And in her last breath, her last moment of life, she looked around and I wasn't there.
  • I swung into the hall, prepared to fight to my last breath.
  • From the moment we are born until we take our last breath and die, it is like our life force.
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