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bore someone to death (or to tears)

Definition of bore someone to death or to tears in English:

Make someone feel extremely bored: he would bore everyone to death with tales about his wonderful daughter
More example sentences
  • It's about getting you from here to there without scaring you to death, boring you to tears, or intimidating your socks off.
  • If all of you have not been bored to death and fallen asleep on the keyboard by now, I really do admire your resilience.
  • ‘If we were bored to death, honestly I don't think we would do it,’ he said.
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