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What does never say die mean?

Meaning of idioms with examples...

never say die

The phrase never say die means never give up or surrender. It is used to encourage a person to keep trying.

The expression can be also used as an adjective:

A never-say-die attitude refers to an unconquerable spirit. If you have such an attitude you don't surrender or give up.


1. Jane: It is difficult for me to continue working on this project.
Lisa: Come on Jane! Never say die! You just have to be patient.

2. You should never say die even if many things go wrong in your life.

3. Our team has a never-say-die attitude. No matter how things are bad for them, they always find a way to win.

This idiom is in the death category

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