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like grim death

Definition of like grim death in English:

With great determination: we had to hold on like grim death
More example sentences
  • I couldn't hear a thing - I just held on for grim death.
  • Moments later they were hanging on for grim death.
  • If you dare look outside while you are clinging on for grim death, you see the bus is a few inches from the dawdling car in front, the airhorn urging the driver to move it, or move over.
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