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English definition of “drive/send sb to an early grave”

drive/send sb to an early grave

to cause someone to die young: Sometimes I think these children are going to drive me to an early grave!Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upsetKillingMurder and attempted murder
(Definition of drive/send sb to an early grave from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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