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die off

phrasal verb with die  us   /dɑɪ/ verb [I] (present participle dying, past tense and past participle died)
(of the members of a group) to stop living, one by one, until there are none left: The veterans of World War II are now old and gradually dying off.
Translations of “die off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 相繼死去, 全部死掉…
in Russian вымирать…
in Turkish nesli tükenmek, birer birer yok olmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相继死去, 全部死掉…
in Polish wymierać…
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