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My life flashed before my eyes

DEFINITION

Crisis, near-death event. At the moment of impending death, one’s life is said to flash before one’s eyes, memories of one’s life in summary.

“When the angry man walked towards me with his knife I suddenly saw my life flash before my eyes.”

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