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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.
They narrowly escaped death when their car skidded off the road.
The doctor said that the cause of death was brain damage.
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 American English definition of death. View British English definition of death.