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Meaning of 舍生取义

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shě shēng (Trad.: 捨生取義)
to give up life for righteousness (idiom, from Mencius); to choose honor over life; would rather sacrifice one's life than one's principles
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Antonyms: 苟且偷生
Example Sentences
1
He is faithful, all the way its attainment, protect the teacher;
2
He always acts the martyr when he has to do the housework.
3
The revolutionist told court that he would die for the cause of world peace.
4
This is not uncommon in ancient style, just take care of Health of the people everywhere.
5
怀
His belief notwithstanding, he could not have helped doubting or being gripped by the fear of death at the moment of his supreme sacrifice.