(a body part) is killing (one)
A particular body part is causing one pain. Ugh, my head is killing me—do you have any Advil? Phil's back is killing him, so he went back to the hotel to lie down. I'm not surprised to hear we got in 10,000 steps today—my feet are killing me!
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something is killing someone
Fig. something is causing someone pain. Wow, my feet are killing me!
See also: killing
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