sacrifice on the altar of



sacrifice something on the altar of something

to destroy something in order to obtain something else He sacrificed his family life on the altar of his ambition and greed.
See also: altar, of, on, sacrifice

Common Names:

NameGenderPronouncedUsage
Achilles[ə'kili:z]
Jordan['dʒɔ:dn]
Chlodovech-Ancient Germanic
Te'oma-Ancient Aramaic
Theresiatə-RAY-see-ah (Dutch)German, Dutch, Swedish
Louellaloo-EL-əEnglish