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die

verb
 
 
/daɪ/ ( present participle dying, past tense and past participle died)
A1 [I] to stop living
умирать
Many of the refugees died of hunger. She died from brain injuries after a road accident.Death and dying
be dying for sth; be dying to do sth informal B1 to very much want to have, eat, drink, or do something
умирать/сгорать от желания сделать что-либо
I'm dying for a drink.Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
to die for informal If something is to die for, it is extremely good.
потрясающий
→  See also die hard Informal words for goodGood, better and bestQuite good, or not very goodExtremely good
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