die away (v.+adv.)
(尤指声音、光、风)逐渐消失或停止 become weaker or fainter until it ceases
The sound of the music died away.音乐声渐渐消失了。
(植物)枯死但根部还活着 die but remain alive at the roots
〔说明〕 die back通常不用于进行体。
The dahlias died back when that first cold spelled.第一次寒潮袭来时,大丽花全都凋谢了。
die down (v.+adv.)
变得越来越弱直到消失 become gradually less strong until it ceases
The shots died down.枪声渐渐地平息下来。
die for (v.+prep.)
1.为…而献身 be prepared to die to support (an idea) or save (sb)
To die for the people is a glorious deed!为人民而死,虽死犹荣!
die from (v.+prep.)
死于(某种原因,不包括疾病、过度悲伤等) die following (sth, except illness or feeling)
She died from a wound.她因受伤而死。
die off (v.+adv.)
(一组生命体)一个接一个地死去直到死光 die one by one
〔说明〕 die off的主语是人或动物的时候用复数,用于比喻时可以是单数。
Her friends are all dying off.她的朋友正相继死去。
die with (v.+prep.)
1.伴有…而死 die having (sth/sb)
He died with his family all around him, and with his soul at peace.全家人都在他身旁,他带着一颗平静的心死去了。
die, decease, expire, perish, pass away
die ： 最普通用词，指某人或某物失去生命而永远不存在。
decease ： 正式用词，多指法律上的用语。
expire ： 委婉用词。从本义"从肺部吐出气来"引申为吐出最后一口气，断气而死。
perish ： 书面用词，多指夭折或不幸暴亡。
1. He won his first Derby on the aptly named "Never Say Die".
2. You stay here, you die. No two ways about it.
3. A new study proved conclusively that smokers die younger than non-smokers.
4. Lung cells die and are replaced about once a week.
5. They often take a long time to die back after flowering.
6. He did die a pauper and is buried in an unmarked grave.
7. We were worried that she was going to die.
8. Her father and her brothers would die of shame.
9. He knew that under the surgeon's knife he would surely die.
10. If the soil is allowed to dry out the tree could die.
11. The youngest child, John, was to die at the age of fourteen.
12. It is better to die oneself than to kill.
13. 5,000 people die every year because of accidents in the home.
14. Half a million women die needlessly each year during childbirth.
15. Everyone wants to be a hero, but no one wants to die.