to the death

idiom

Definition of to the death

1 : until someone is dead The warriors would fight to the death. a battle to the death
2 : with all of one's energy and effort Some parents do not want the school to be closed, and say they'll fight to the death for it.

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“To the death.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20the%20death. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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