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till (or until) death us do part

Definition of till or until death us do part in English:

For as long as each of a couple live: to have and to hold, to love and to cherish, till death us do part
[From the marriage service in the Book of Common Prayer]
More example sentences
  • ‘In sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death us do part’: these are words spoken by grown-ups.
  • God's blessing is bestowed on the couple's pledge of fidelity ‘till death us do part.’
  • This promise to love, honor, and cherish till death us do part was precisely a recognition of our new state of unity.
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