it's to die

it's to die

It is extremely attractive, enjoyable, or desirable; it's to die for. Have you tried the desserts in this restaurant? They're to die. A: "The cabin was built above the lake, and it has a great view." B: "I know, it's to die!"
See also: die

it's to die

Also, it is to die for. It's extraordinary; it's deeply appreciated and/or greatly desired. For example, Her performance, it's to die! or That mink coat-it's to die for! This hyperbole is usually put as an exclamation. [Slang; 1970s]
See also: die
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Of pastel artist Doris Bettin's studio in the Monarch Landing apartment, DeFillippo says "It's to die for!" A member of two art leagues and DeFillippo's partner in establishing the community's art gallery three years ago, Bettin has earned awards for her city/landscapes, florals and portraits.
Make sure to try their cheese and pickle sandwich, it's to die for.
Jo Malone's new fragrance Basil & Neroli hits their counters next month and it's to die for.
"Boating to the yacht club or to Egmont Key; it's to die for.
The script strikes a perfect balance between laughter and tears and vocal performances are excellent from Broderick's guilt-ridden exile to Irons's slippery usurper, who gets all of the best lines, including that classic retort to young Simba's question if he will like a surprise: "It's to die for!" It puts most recent animations to shame.
The script strikes a perfect balance between laughter and tears and vocal performances are excellent from Broderick's exile to Irons's slippery usurper, who gets all of the best lines, including that classic retort to young Simba's question if he will like a surprise: 'It's to die for!' Lane and Sabella provide much of the comedy.
- - James, by email A It'S a great plate, and for anyone called Norman it's to die for.
The script strikes a perfect balance between laughter and tears and vocal performances are excellent from Broderick's guilt-ridden exile to Irons' slippery usurper, who gets all of the best lines, including that classic retort to young Simba's question if he will like a surprise: "It's to die for!" Lane and Sabella provide much of the comedy - Hakuna Matata and all that - aided and abetted by Rowan Atkinson as the officious hornbill Zazu, and Whoopi Goldberg, Cheech Marin and Jim Cummings as a trio of deranged hyenas.
"I'm going to see Britney Spears' old house - I heard it's to die for," the Daily Telegraph quoted her as telling OK!
"I adore the chilli and salt dark chocolate, it's to die for."