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fall on one's sword


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  • v. Used other than as an idiom: To commit suicide by allowing one’s body to drop onto the point of one’s sword.
  • v. To resign from a job or other position of responsibility, especially when pressured to do so.
  • v. To voluntarily take the blame for a situation.


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