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die a/the death

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to fail and end: The play, like so many before it, died the death after a week.
Translations of “die a/the death”
in Chinese (Traditional) 以失敗告終,以失敗落幕…
in Chinese (Simplified) 以失败告终,以失败落幕…
(Definition of die a/the death from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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