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Meaning of “cheat death” in the English Dictionary

"cheat death" in British English

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cheat death

literary to ​succeed in ​stayingalive in an ​extremelydangeroussituation: As a ​racingdriver, he was ​involved in many ​seriouscrashes and had ​cheateddeath on several ​occasions.
(Definition of cheat death from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cheat death”
in Chinese (Simplified) 逃脱死亡,死里逃生…
in Chinese (Traditional) 死裡逃生,倖免於難,逃出鬼門關…
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