in fear for one's/someone's life

idiom

: feeling that one/someone is in danger of dying or being killed

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“In fear for one's/someone's life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20fear%20for%20one%27s%2Fsomeone%27s%20life. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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