kill (one)self

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kill (one)self

1. To commit suicide. Once John realized he had begun to have thoughts of killing himself, he decided to seek help.
2. To bring about one's death by performing a particular action. This phrase can be said when one's life is or could be in danger, but it is often used figuratively. I can hardly breathe—I'm going to kill myself if I go back on the treadmill right now! If they try driving home in this snow, they'll kill themselves—tell them to get a hotel room for the night.
3. To overexert oneself. Don't kill yourself trying to get the report done tonight—it's not due until next week anyway.
See also: kill

ˈkill yourself (ˈlaughing)

(British English, informal) laugh a lot: It was a very funny video. We killed ourselves laughing from beginning to end.He just stood there, killing himself laughing.
See also: kill
References in classic literature ?
I often found myself regretting my own existence, and wishing myself dead; and but for the hope of being free, I have no doubt but that I should have killed myself, or done something for which I should have been killed.
In fact, he knows they The truth is, I could have killed myself dancing around him weren't because Ali told him so.
The only meat I'm eating is from animals I've killed myself," the CBS quoted him as writing in the Fortune magazine.
Frankie Dettori, who was the first to give chase on Casamento, said: "I tried to go after Frankel and killed myself.
Would they even notice if I jumped off the bay would they even notice if I killed myself today They didn''t even notice, that I said a singleword, they didn''t even notice that I was really truly hurt, they didn''t even notice that I jumped off the bay, but they only noticed that I killed myself today.
I nearly killed myself at 82 with a suitcase, travel bag and stick staggering down and up the steps and along that threatening tunnel from the Manchester train the other night.
Claire Gill also scribbled a note to friends: "Don't blame yourself, I killed myself, not you.
Coady Willis: If I could go back and tell my 15-16-year-old self that one day I'd be on tour with the Melvins or staying at Dale Crover's house, I would have probably killed myself.
I nearly killed myself lifting that 'featherweight,'" says Franklin of Markova.
On her efforts to regain her figure, Hurley said: "I have killed myself to try and shed the pounds - all 53 of them.
I might have killed myself if I gave up another five or six goals.
If I had killed myself then, it was them and not me who would have been forced to live with the consequences and my family would have had to live with it for the rest of their lives.
Maria del Medico, who was sexually abused by her father from the ages of four to 14, says: "If Child- Line hadn't been there, I would have killed myself.
I would have killed myself if I wasn't already having a great time in Spain.
If I had been working on a film this year and promoting `My Best Friend's Wedding' and `A Life Less Ordinary,' I would have killed myself.