life-and-death life-and-death

Definition(s):

  • (adj) vitally important

News

  • 12-year-old Bremerton boy brandishes gun at deputy

    A Kitsap County Sheriff's Office deputy had a life-and-death encounter with an armed 12-year-old boy in Bremerton following a 911 call made by the boy's father from the 1100 block of Charlotte Ave. June 3.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bremerton Patriot

Quotes

  • "We have deliberations in the Situation Room for a reason: We're making life-and-death decisions that affect how our troops are able to operate in a theater of war," Obama told CBS in an interview from China, one of several he did before he...
    on Nov 19, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

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