bored silly

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bored silly

 and bored to distraction; bored stiff; bored to death; bored to tears
very bored; extremely dull and uninteresting (Usually an exaggeration.) I was bored silly at the lecture. The dull speaker left me bored to distraction. I am bored to tears. Let's go home.
See also: bore, silly
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Living down south, I took them to Arsenal, Chelsea - it was silent and they were bored stiff.
He said: "I'd be bored stiff if I stopped altogether.
The mum-of-three whined recently saying that though she would be bored stiff without her hubby, she won't be going as their kids' too would have their school going on.
Wayne has appeared in many North East productions, such as Ride a White Swan, The Machine Gunners, Bored Stiff, Worlds Apart, Riot, Cuddy's Miles and Alf Ramsey Knew My Grandfather, as well as Middlesbrough-set gangster film Thugs, Mugs and Dogs.
This show always keep me captivated, even though it is a little samey, but 15 minutes into this year's British Academy Film Awards (BBC One, Sunday, 9pm) I was bored stiff.
Most of the time, this counter is empty as I walk by, but with the onset of the summer holidays, people who are not as lucky as some others to fly away to holiday destinations, must be bored stiff sitting at home and playing with their iPhone, I told myself.
Teachers know if their students are struggling to achieve the necessary standards, just as they know if they are bored stiff.
There's little point making some films for children if their parents are going to be bored stiff (eg, Horrid Henry).
But, on the other hand, with any normal marketing strategy you and your whole team are bored stiff with a marketing strategy long before it begins to make an impact on those people you want to reach.
I was bored stiff of singer/ songwriters and wanted to find something fresh.
And the main reason for being bored stiff is having no money.
Poll workers were reportedly bored stiff Tuesday, with so little to do at the sparsely attended polling stations.
Current players are bored stiff when they come into the Welsh camp.
four gangsters smoke cigarettes, bored stiff behind the foggy windows of