make the final/supreme/ultimate sacrifice

idiom

: to die
He made the final/supreme/ultimate sacrifice for his country.

Examples of make the final/supreme/ultimate sacrifice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His decision marks the end of a stunning transformation for Loki, from selfish and self-absorbed to someone willing to make the ultimate sacrifice to save the universe. Jp Mangalindan, Peoplemag, 16 Apr. 2024 Leveraging their status as patriots willing to make the ultimate sacrifice, reservists also played crucial roles in protest movements after Israel’s invasion of Lebanon in the 1980s and after the second Lebanon war in 2006. Isabel Kershner, New York Times, 28 Feb. 2024 Jimmy and Kim both are willing to make the ultimate sacrifice for each other in this episode. Dan Snierson, EW.com, 12 July 2022 In order to save the world, the dads are asked to make the ultimate sacrifice in this paranoid thriller based on the 2018 novel The Cabin at the End of the World. Shannon Carlin, Time, 16 Dec. 2022 In turn, Janet will make the ultimate sacrifice apparently, leaving with Kang. Chris Smith, BGR, 27 July 2022 The sign commemorates Jerome L. Day from Gamber, who was the first Carroll Countian to make the supreme sacrifice for our country in World War I. Kevin Dayhoff, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 13 Nov. 2021 The key to Lucifer seemingly becoming God comes down to his decision to make the ultimate sacrifice for his girlfriend, Chloe Decker (Lauren German). Ariana Romero, refinery29.com, 30 May 2021 For those who make the ultimate sacrifice, it is presented posthumously to the surviving family. Ben Kesling, WSJ, 28 May 2021

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“Make the final/supreme/ultimate sacrifice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20the%20final%2Fsupreme%2Fultimate%20sacrifice. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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