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give your life to sth

to continue to have a close involvement in a particular thing for the whole of your life: She gave her life to cancer research.
Translations of “give your life to sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 一心撲在…上,全身心投入到…中…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一心扑在…上,全身心投入到…中…
(Definition of give your life to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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