claim someone's life

idiom

: to cause someone's death
the fatal illness that claimed her life

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“Claim someone's life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/claim%20someone%27s%20life. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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