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English definition of “for dear life”

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for dear life

as if you fear you will die: Once the rollercoaster got going, we were hanging on for dear life.
Translations of “for dear life”
in Chinese (Traditional) 盡全力,竭力…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尽全力,竭力…
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