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Meaning of “lay down your life for sth” in the English Dictionary

"lay down your life for sth" in British English

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lay down your life for sth

to ​die for something you ​believe in ​strongly: Today we ​remember those who ​laid down ​theirlives for ​theircountry.
(Definition of lay down your life for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lay down your life for sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…而献身,为…贡献出自己的生命…
in Chinese (Traditional) 為…而獻身,為…貢獻出自己的生命…
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