want to curl up and die

want to curl up and die

to feel very embarrassed about something that you have said or done I spilt coffee all over their precious new rug and I just wanted to curl up and die.
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One of the main reasons I've got the MBE is that I didn't want to curl up and die after losing my legs,' he said.