British 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.