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die of boredom

To die because one is so bored. Used figuratively and hyperbolically. If that staff meeting hadn't ended when it did, I would have died of boredom!
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die of boredom

Fig. to be very bored. No one has ever really died of boredom. We sat there and listened politely, even though we almost died of boredom.
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WHEN millions of small savers in building societies collected 'free' cash from a series of flotations during the 1990s, their main worry as shareholders seemed the risk of dying of boredom.
While the chaotic carnage is not without an initial charm, your most serious danger is dying of boredom.
He's either dying of boredom or his employer gets fed up with him.
Yesterday, Cruddas injected a bit of interest into a contest that seemed to be dying of boredom.
The exercise, designed to test the skills of the emergency services, was a very British affair - people dying of boredom before they could be decontaminated from the deadly effects of sarin.
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The SNP's Duncan Hamilton is the latest to decide a career outside Holyrood is a better alternative than dying of boredom.
Like the majority of the nation's television viewers, the Villa faithful was in danger of dying of boredom at half-time as the first half of this FA Cup classic produced little to warm their hands.
Dear Miriam PLEASE save me from dying of boredom. There must be more fun in life than watching T V and having unexciting sex.
Make sure you've got another video handy when you're watching this otherwise you will probably end up dying of boredom.
It is a potent mix and, after his two goals against Cameroon and another against Chile, it was no surprise when he broke the deadlock in what was a game dying of boredom.
Yet the giant midfielder grabbed a match dying of boredom and turned it into blood-curdling drama - and a famous victory.