Prepositions after "perish"

perish in, from, with, on or as?

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    In 51% of cases perish in is used
    More people have perished in south and central Somalia.
    The Crusades were waged and millions of people perished in the wars.
    Nine poor fellows in all perished in their strenuous endeavour to save themselves.
    Even those who died in the faith, had perished in their sins, if Christ had not risen.
    Thus, many Northmen could have settled there (and perhaps perished in the Great Plague).
    An estimated 3 million Vietnamese and more than 58,000 Americans perished in the conflict.
    In all, 220,000 men perished in Cyrene and 240,000 in Cyprus, and for this reason no Jew may set foot in Cyprus today.
    Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved but have never been able to reach.
    For instance, the Cambodian special court was established after twenty-one percent of its population had perished in Genocide.
    This does not include those who perished in religious wars or those who were killed in more local or individual acts of murder.

    In 10% of cases perish from is used
    The prophet Hosea said, (Hosea 4: 6) My people perish from a lack of knowledge.
    Otherwise government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth '.
    The captives were harshly treated by their escort, and many of the children perished from the rigours of the journey.
    Sir Charles Cameron, the Medical Inspector for Dublin, said: ' It is certain that infants perish from want of sufficient food.
    In 1918, as many as 100 million people perished from the Spanish flu worldwide - making it the greatest natural disaster of modern times.
    It has been a time to remember the some 30 million who have perished from AIDS since the first reports of a rare form of pneumonia surfaced in 1981.

    In 6% of cases perish with is used
    Like his assistant minister and personal friend, Joshua Orwa Ojode, who perished with him in that accident, he left behind only one wife and one child-a boy.

    In 5% of cases perish on is used
    Whole layers of advanced workers, the bedrock of the revolution, had perished on the front lines during the civil war and in the famine conditions.
    Since the killing of John F Kennedy in 1963, more Americans have died by American gunfire than perished on foreign battlefields in the whole of the 20th century.
    He had fortunately declined a prior invitation to go there on board of a French bark which perished on the way over with all nine crewmembers (Casgrain 1897: 260-261).

    In 3% of cases perish as is used
    In a remarkable sequence composed of 18 different shots filmed at varying speeds -- both slow and natural -- from some 15 separate angles, Thompson will perish as the bomb is detonated remotely.

    In 3% of cases perish at is used
    Certain groups needed to eat meat or perish at crucial points in their history.

    In 3% of cases perish for is used
    Then came 1940 and we nearly perished for lack of a large, efficient army, which we could only have had if we had introduced conscription at least three years earlier.
    To be really frank I think it is cheap and cruel, while people both foreign and domestic by the millions are crushed and perish for others personal peace and comfort in delusions.

    In 2% of cases perish to is used
    Amidst all of this, Henry Davids was left stranded at the other end while he watched each of his partners perish to their own wrong doings.

    In 2% of cases perish through is used
    During the civil war nine million perished through famine, disease and freezing conditions.

    In 2% of cases perish during is used
    Over half of the Maasais and their animals perished during this period.

    In 2% of cases perish by is used
    God will not chastise him in His justice, he shall not perish by an unprovided death; if he be just, he shall remain in the grace of God and become worthy of eternal life.

    In 2% of cases perish because is used
    Every day in Africa, Latin America and Asia, tens of thousands of people perish because of extreme poverty.

    In 1% of cases perish under is used
    The burial ground is now a memorial to those who perished under the Khmer Rouge.

    In 1% of cases perish amongst is used
    In September 2010 I was relieved that there was no loss of life, In February 2011 I grieved along with the nation as two people I knew perished amongst the 182 fatalities.

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