But why would she do that?
Die to prove a point?
Every great cause has martyrs
Every war has suicide missions and make no mistake, this is war
战争也都需要献身 没错 这就是战争
One half of the human race at war with the other
The invisible army hovering at our elbow
tending to our homes
raising our children
Not allowed so much as a vote
But an army nonetheless
ready to rise up in the best of causes
To put right an injustice as old as humanity itself
So you see, Watson, Mycroft was right.
This is a war we must lose.
She was dying
There were clear signs of consumption
I doubt she was long for this world
So she decided to make her death count
Animal welfare campaigners raised ￡70 000 for their cause last year.
动物保护主义者去年为保护动物募集了 7 万英镑。
a good cause (= an organization that does good work, such as a charity)
fighting for the Republican cause
He hovered nervously in the doorway.
count for sth
Every point in this game counts.
The fact that she had apologized counted for nothing with him.
It's the thought that counts (= used about a small but kind action or gift).