take/claim someone's life

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Definition of take/claim someone's life

: to cause someone's death Two years ago he was diagnosed with the illness that eventually took his life. The flood claimed many lives.

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“Take/claim someone's life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%2Fclaim%20someone%27s%20life. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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