be done to death

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be done to death

To be commonly seen or done, to the point of boredom or oversaturation. Book reports on Bridge to Terabithia have been done to death—can't I write about something else?
See also: death, done

be done to death

  (informal)
if a particular style or subject is done to death, it is used or discussed so many times that it is not interesting any more The military look was done to death in last season's fashion shows.
See also: death, done