kill oneself

kill oneself
strain oneself more than is healthy
Syn: ↑overexert oneself
Hypernyms: ↑strive, ↑reach, ↑strain
Verb Frames:

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  • kill oneself — overexert oneself. → kill …   English new terms dictionary

  • kill oneself laughing — informal be overcome with laughter …   Useful english dictionary

  • kill — verb 1》 cause the death of.     ↘put an end to.     ↘stop (a computing process). 2》 informal overwhelm with an emotion: the suspense is killing me.     ↘cause pain or anguish to.     ↘(kill oneself) overexert oneself. 3》 pass (time) while waiting …   English new terms dictionary

  • kill — 1 /kIl/ verb 1 MAKE SB/STH DIE (I, T) to make a living thing die: His parents were killed in a plane crash. | What s the best way to kill weeds? | Drug abuse can kill. | kill yourself: You re going to kill yourself on that motorcycle. | The jury… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • oneself — pron. the reflexive and (in apposition) emphatic form of one (kill oneself; one has to do it oneself) …   Useful english dictionary

  • kill time — To occupy oneself with amusements, etc, in order to pass spare time or to relieve boredom (also killˈ time noun an occupation of this sort) • • • Main Entry: ↑kill * * * kill time phrase to make time seem to pass more quickly by doing something… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Top oneself — kill oneself …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • oneself — [[t]wʌnse̱lf[/t]] (Oneself is a third person singular reflexive pronoun.) 1) PRON REFL A speaker or writer uses oneself as the object of a verb or preposition in a clause where oneself meaning me or any person in general refers to the same person …   English dictionary

  • kill — v. & n. 1 a deprive of life or vitality; put to death; cause the death of. b (absol.) cause or bring about death (must kill to survive). 2 destroy; put an end to (feelings etc.) (overwork killed my enthusiasm). 3 refl. (often foll. by pres …   Useful english dictionary

  • kill or be killed — one must protect oneself, it is preferable to kill someone instead of allowing them to kill you …   English contemporary dictionary

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