hill to die on

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An issue to pursue with wholehearted conviction and/or single-minded focus, with little or no regard to the cost.

Etymology:

  • Possibly an allusion to the Battle of Hamburger Hill or to the general idea of capturing/holding ground in a battle no matter what the cost.
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"I'm sorry, Alisha. I can't overrule the European director's decision to move you out of her arena. This isn't a hill to die on. [ …]

Submitted on July 10, 2018

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bakke at dø på

Hügel zum Sterben

colina para morir en

collina su cui morire

גבעה למות עליה

死ぬ丘

montem mori

heuvel om op te sterven

холм, чтобы умереть на

kulle att dö på

ölmek için tepe

пагорб, щоб померти на

בערגל צו שטאַרבן אויף

死在山上

死在山上

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