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give up the ghost

Definitions

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  • v. To cease clinging to life; to die.
  • v. To quit; to cease functioning.
  • v. To cede a commitment to or identification with.

Etymologies

King James Version of the Bible (1611), Gospel of Mark, 15:37. (Wiktionary)

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