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To die or to be killed



to stop being alive

pass away

to die. This word is used to avoid saying ‘die’ when you think this might upset someone



to die because you cannot breathe, or to kill someone in this way



to sink under water and die



to suffer or to die because there is not enough food

be killed outright

to die immediately from an accident or injury

lose your life

to die as a result of something such as an accident, war, or illness

lay down your life

to die as a result of doing something good for other people

drop dead

to die suddenly and unexpectedly

be cut off/cut down in your prime

to die when you are still young

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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the amount of money that a business makes or loses

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to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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