pay with one's life

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Definition of pay with one's life

: to be punished by being put to death He thinks that the people who committed these terrible crimes should pay with their lives.

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“Pay with one's life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pay%20with%20one%27s%20life. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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