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kill (oneself) laughing

To laugh hysterically and uncontrollably. The comedian had the whole audience killing themselves laughing. My ribs actually hurt from it! I was surprised by how funny my date was last night. I was killing myself laughing at some of her stories!
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kill yourself laughing

be overcome with laughter.
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ˈkill yourself (ˈlaughing)

(British English, informal) laugh a lot: It was a very funny video. We killed ourselves laughing from beginning to end.He just stood there, killing himself laughing.
See also: kill
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The people most killed themselves laughing; and when the king got done capering and capered off behind the scenes, they roared and clapped and stormed and haw- hawed till he come back and done it over again, and after that they made him do it another time.
They killed themselves laughing and told me they were The Beatles.
She said: "It was as if to say, 'Yes, I got him,' and everyone killed themselves laughing with that one."
Ooh, I bet they all killed themselves laughing while they egged each other on to include the hapless heavyweight.
'They all killed themselves laughing when I showed them a picture of me in the costume.
I NEARLY died with embarrassment last night watching Celebrity Stars In Their Eyes as my friends killed themselves laughing at my attempt to sound like Cher.
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