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Tarja remembered wanting to slap some sense into her one moment, wanting to die in her arms the next. TREASON KEEP (2001)We sat with our breath quivering like sick men waiting to die. INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2001)
For every virus we've heard of, there are untold millions that die away, disappear. MINUTES TO BURN (2001)
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British English: die /daɪ/ VERB
When people, animals, or plants die, they stop living.
My cat died last week.
- American English: die
- Arabic: يـَمُوتُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: morrer
- Chinese: 死亡
- Croatian: umrijeti
- Czech: zemřít
- Danish: dø
- Dutch: sterven
- European Spanish: morir
- Finnish: kuolla
- French: mourir
- German: sterben
- Greek: πεθαίνω
- Italian: morire
- Japanese: 死ぬ
- Korean: 죽다
- Norwegian: dø
- Polish: umrzeć
- European Portuguese: morrer
- Romanian: a muri
- Russian: умирать
- Spanish: morir
- Swedish: dö
- Thai: ตาย
- Turkish: ölmek
- Ukrainian: умирати
- Vietnamese: chết
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