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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 their lives for their country.
Translations of “lay down your life for sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 為…而獻身,為…貢獻出自己的生命…
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…而献身,为…贡献出自己的生命…
(Definition of lay down your life for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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