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It was clear that Sandra was very close to death.
These people will starve to death unless they receive help soon.
Two of the prisoners were beaten to death by the guards.
The couple narrowly escaped death when their car skidded off the road.
The doctor said that the cause of death was brain damage.
the rising number of deaths on the roads every year
There has recently been a death in their family.
The programme is aimed at reducing the number of deaths from cancer.
It went on for hours – we were all bored to death!
I'm sick to death of people complaining all the time!
This is the British English definition of death. View American English definition of death.