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claim sb's life

If a violent event, fighting, or a disease claims someone's life, it kills that person: The war has claimed thousands of lives.
Translations of “claim sb's life”
in Chinese (Traditional) 要了(某人)的命, 奪去(某人)的生命…
in Chinese (Simplified) 要了(某人)的命, 夺去(某人)的生命…
(Definition of claim sb's life from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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