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be (someone's) funeral
A (usually humorous) threat indicating that if someone does or doesn't do something, it will bring about negative consequences. OK, fine, don't do what mom said. It's your funeral! If Billy goes in my room when I'm not here, it'll be his funeral.
dream of a funeral and you hear of a marriage
When you dream that someone has died, it is often followed by the news that they are getting married. A: "Did you hear that Bill is getting married?" B: "Wow, I just recently dreamed that he had died! It really is true that you dream of a funeral and you hear of a marriage."
it's (one's) funeral
A (usually humorous) threat indicating that if one does or doesn't do something, it will bring about negative consequences. OK, fine, don't do what Mom said. It's your funeral! If Billy goes in my room when I'm not here, it's his funeral.
Dream of a funeral and you hear of a marriage.and Dream of a funeral and you hear of a wedding.
Prov. If you dream that a person has died, you will learn that person is to be married. Alan: I had a dream last night that my sister was killed. Jane: Dream of a funeral and you hear of a marriage.
It's your funeral.
Fig. If that is what you are going to do, you will have to endure the dire consequences. Tom: I'm going to call in sick and go to the ball game instead of to work today. Mary: Go ahead. It's your funeral. Bill: I'm going to go into the boss and tell what I really think of him. Sue: It's your funeral.
it's your funeral
Also, it's or it's not his or her or my or our or their funeral . One must take the consequences of one's destructive or foolish actions. This expression is used to show one's contempt or lack of sympathy for another's actions. For example, Suppose they do get pulled over for taking a joy ride-It's their funeral, or I don't care whether you quit your job-it's not my funeral. This hyperbolic term implies that an action is so bad it will result in death. [Slang; mid-1800s]
it's your funeral
If you say it's your funeral to someone, you mean that if they suffer bad consequences from something they are planning to do, you will not have any sympathy for them. Have it your own way. You'll be sorry. It's your funeral. My cab driver shrugged his shoulders as if to say, "It's your funeral."
it's (or that's) someone's funeralused to warn someone that an unwise act or decision is their own responsibility. informal
1996 Amitav Ghosh The Calcutta Chromosome I'll turn a few pages for you; but remember, it was you who asked. It's your funeral.
it’s ˈyour funeral(informal) used to tell somebody that they, and nobody else, will have to deal with the unpleasant results of their own actions: I think you’re making a big mistake, but if you don’t want to listen to me that’s fine — it’s your funeral.
It’s your funeral!
exclam. If you do it, you will suffer all the consequences! Go if you want. It’s your funeral!