would/could kill for (something)

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would/could kill for (something)

A hyperbolic expression of one's intense desire to have or do something. Man, I could kill for some of my mom's homemade spaghetti right about now. I'm so jealous—I'd kill for a chance to go to Brazil for a month!
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kill for something

Sl. to be willing to go to extremes to get something that one really wants or needs. (An exaggeration.) I could kill for a cold beer.
See also: kill

kill for something

in. to be willing to go to extremes to get something that one really wants or needs. (An exaggeration.) I could kill for a cold beer.
See also: kill, something
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