die from/of hunger


: to die from lack of enough food : to starve to death

Examples of die from/of hunger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Related article Newborns die of hunger and mothers struggle to feed their children as Israel’s siege condemns Gazans to starvation Food shortages are reportedly the worst in northern Gaza, where Israel concentrated its military offensive in the early days of the war. Kareem Khadder, CNN, 15 Mar. 2024 If famine takes hold, the number of Gazans who die of hunger or disease could outstrip the Israel-Hamas war’s already breathtaking number of civilian deaths. Hardin Lang, Foreign Affairs, 1 Mar. 2024 Anyone who does not die in the raids will die of hunger and thirst. Edith Olmsted, The New Republic, 17 Oct. 2023 Many of her relatives who stayed would die of hunger. James Marson, WSJ, 8 Sep. 2023 Continue waiting for the victory and die of hunger? Dominique Soguel, The Christian Science Monitor, 17 Mar. 2023 As many as 131,000 children could die of hunger if no action is taken, according to a U.N. report. Washington Post, 14 Apr. 2022 They’re not gong to die of hunger or anything like that. Will Tizard, Variety, 27 Oct. 2021 About 75% of the world's population would die from hunger following a nuclear war. Doyle Rice, USA TODAY, 16 Aug. 2022

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