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expire

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1 to come to an end

  • speakers will not be allowed to continue after their allotted time has expired
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bite the dust

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2 to let or force out of the lungs

  • he vows to hold on to that belief until he expires his last breath
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3 to stop living

  • made one last visit to his homeland and expired not long afterwards
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bite the dust, buy it (or buy the farm), give up the ghost, kick the bucket, snuff it [British]

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4 archaic to throw or give off

  • linden trees expiring their rich perfume
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