Origin of do-or-die
Examples from the Web for do-or-die
Soon after, Kim visited a naval base and ordered the navy to “raise heroes for do-or-die squads at sea.”
There is some evidence that Geithner himself knows that this is do-or-die time.
In that ninth inning Roxley came to the bat with a "do-or-die" look.
The nose of the freshman boat crept alongside the sophs, whose faces wore a do-or-die look.Frank Merriwell at Yale|Burt L. Standish
We're stuck, Corbett, so lay off that last chance, do-or-die routine.Stand by for Mars!|Carey Rockwell
The stranger had a most impressive and yet absurd air of drunken sternness written in his face, a do-or-die look.Twelve Men|Theodore Dreiser
Brill came to the bat for the third time with a sort of do-or-die look on the faces of the players.