someone's life depends on (something)


used to say that something is very important or essential
His life depends on how he answers this question.
He was studying as if his life depended on it.
often used in negative statements
I wouldn't eat that food if my life depended on it.

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“Someone's life depends on (something).” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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