between\ life\ and\ death


between\ life\ and\ death
adv. phr.
In danger of dying or being killed; with life or death possible.

He held on to the mountainside between life and death while his friends went to get help.

The little sick girl lay all night between life and death until her fever was gone.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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