bored to death


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bore (one) to death

To cause one to be extremely bored, to the point of distraction, frustration, or irritation. Today's lecture bored me to death.
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bored to death

Extremely bored, especially to the point of distraction, frustration, or irritation. I was bored to death listening to that lecture this afternoon.
See also: bore, death
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Evelyn Wyndham is bored to death of the societal rules she is bound to in Victorian England.
Cooper, such a charismatic presence in, say, The Hangover, is stymied at every turn by a smorgasbord of character cliches before we arrive, bored to death, at the predictable finale.
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Many people who are bored to death by friends' mundane status updates have decided to go for a 'Facebook-Free February', and to spend more time with their closed ones.
You would get bored to death if we were sitting in the same position for the next four or five years.
I don't know about you, but I've sat through dozens of sales meetings and appointments and in many cases--if not most--have been bored to death. A few years ago, during one particular sales call, the salesperson fired up his laptop and walked me through a 38-slide PowerPoint presentation.
Who else is bored to death with all this blaming others whilst not doing anything about the problem?
Series -- Bored to Death at 10.30pm on OSN Comedy Jonathan Ames, a writer based in Brooklyn, New York City, decides to moonlight as an unlicenced private eye after his girlfriend breaks up with him.