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Meaning of “with your last/dying breath” in the English Dictionary

"with your last/dying breath" in British English

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with your last/dying breath

literary just before you ​die: She ​asked him with her ​dying breath to take ​care of her ​child.
(Definition of with your last/dying breath from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “with your last/dying breath”
in Chinese (Simplified) 用最后一口气, 临终前…
in Chinese (Traditional) 用最後一口氣, 臨終前…
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