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    Saying "be killed by someone" in another way?

    I can't remember exactly, but it's something like "die ..... someone's hand". I remember hearing "to die .... your hand is my pleasure" somewhere, just can't recall it. The blank might be filled with "at" or "by".

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    Re: Saying "be killed by someone" in another way?

    Yes, you can use 'by' or 'at' in that example, as in "die by your hand"; "She died at the hands of her lover."
    "He who lives by the sword dies by the sword."
    Or this effort by Shakespeare:
    "I’ll follow thee and make a heaven of hell,
    To die upon the hand I love so well."
    http://nfs.sparknotes.com/msnd/page_48.html

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    Re: Saying "be killed by someone" in another way?

    Except in poetry, I can't imagine saying that dying at someone's hand would be pleasurable.

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