Definition of end one's days or life in English:

end one's days (or life)

  • Spend the final part of one’s life in a specified place or state: she ended her days in London
    More example sentences
    • He ends his life as a bankrupt and a dependant of Flashman's aristocratic father-in-law.
    • A young soldier answers the call to fight for King and country, and ends his days in a society that disputes the necessity of soldiering.
    • And Bertram, full of the most charisma and promise as a youth, ends his days as a minor and mildly eccentric academic.
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