bump someone off

bump someone off

tv. to kill someone. (Originally underworld.) What am I supposed to do, bump her off?
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It brings in the bigger hits, whereas at the moment you just can't bump someone off the ball, when one of your team-mates is going for it.
She can also go into a worrying amount of detail about the best way to bump someone off using whatever weapons you have to hand.
Does anyone really believe that if the secret services wanted to bump someone off, they would engineer a road accident that was not certain to result in the death of the target?
CRAIG: I've never been tempted to bump someone off - honest.