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English definition of “die”

die

verb
 
 
/daɪ/ (present participle dying, past tense and past participle died)
A1 [I] to stop living: At least 3,000 people have died in the earthquake. 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: I'm dying for a drink. Sit down, I'm dying to hear all about it.Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
to die for informal If something is to die for, it is extremely good. → See also die hardInformal words for goodGood, better and bestQuite good, or not very goodExtremely good
(Definition of die from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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