Definition of 'a matter of life and death'
Example sentences containing 'a matter of life and death'
DEATH OF AN UNKNOWN MAN (2001)
It didn't seem important, not a matter of life and death, but now you're asking about her shoes and handbag I must say.COFFIN ON THE WATER (2001) DEATH SPEAKS SOFTLY (2001)
"No. But it's no exaggeration to say that this is a matter of life and death.A KING'S RANSOM (2001)
Definition of a matter of life and death from the Collins English Dictionary
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