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Whisky galore would be a death warrant. Times, Sunday Times (2011)To be incapable of change is a death warrant. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The name alone was a sufficient death warrant. Christianity Today (2000)That drop of blood is my death warrant. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His accusers spent the day trying to find people willing to sign his death warrant. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)By showing out in this way he may very well have signed his own death warrant. The Sun (2012)The Seals knew they had signed their death warrant. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was as if liberal Britain had signed its own death warrant. The Sun (2014)
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