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pay the ultimate price

to die because of something you have done, especially something you do for moral reasons: These soldiers have paid the ultimate price for their country's freedom.
(Definition of pay the ultimate price from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pay the ultimate price”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指出于道义)献出生命…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指出於道義)獻出生命…
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