your head off

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(one's) head off

Very intensely or loudly; with no restraint, hesitation, or inhibition. (Used after verbs associated with speech sounds, such as "yell," talk," "laugh," etc.) I'm telling you, Mark's boyfriend is hilarious! He had me laughing my head off when I met him. Suzy started yelling her head off when I told her she couldn't have an ice cream cone. A: "So, has Noah started saying any words yet?" B: "And then some—he's been talking his head off for months now!"
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— your head off

laugh, talk, shout, etc. with a complete lack of restraint or without stopping.
1990 Paul Auster The Music of Chance Now that the kid was out of danger, he began to show his true colors, and it wasn't long before he was talking his head off.
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I reckoned Tom would fly at his aunt and hug her head off; but if you believe me he set there like a rock, and never said a word.
LAHORE -- A judicial magistrate at Model Town courts on Monday dismissed bail petitions of a man and his employee in a case of torturing the former's wife and shaving her head off allegedly for refusing to dance before the friends of her husband.
However, she refused to do so and he started beating her up with a plastic pipe and then shaved her head off with the help of his employee Rashid Ali.
LAHORE -- A local court on Thursday handed over two accused, including a man who allegedly tortured his wife and shaved her head off over refusal to dance before his friends, to police on a four-day physical remand.
The investigation officer submitted that the accused tortured Asma Aziz and shaved her head off. He pleaded with the court for handing over the accused on physical remand for investigations and recovery of items used in torture.
into a wall, causing her to strike her face off it, grabbing her and repeatedly hitting her head off the wall and then presenting a knife at her.
He is also alleged to have grabbed her by the hair causing her to fall backwards, pushing her A man is due to face trial over claims he tried to strangle his partner, hit her head off a wall and threatened her with a knife.
In evidence, Ms Crawford said Courtie continually hit her head off the wall at its stable and nothing could be done to stop her.
Ms Crawford, of The Oaks, Broadford, Co Clare, added: "The horse was hitting her head off the wall.
After one incident in 2010, when Lees repeatedly thrashed the woman with a pool cue before banging her head off a wall, workmates asked her about the injuries.
The prizewinning cartoonists specialize in cleverly depicting metaphors and fantasies as real: Jeremy's mother is shown literally talking her head off, for example, while Jeremy and his father are depicted as sumo wrestlers in a tussle to get Jeremy to put out the garbage.
If your bud has habits that just won't quit, should you bite your tongue or bite her head off? More than likely, she's clueless it bugs you.
Local fire station officer Graham Richardson, who was called to the scene in Sale, Cheshire, said: "The barrier was only a few inches away from taking her head off. It completely skewered the car."