Idiom:  bore someone to death


Idiom:  bore someone to death

  • to not be interesting
  • to be very boring to someone

Example sentences

  • The movie bored me to death so I fell asleep in the theater.
  • Our new roommate bores us to death with her long stories about her friends back home. 
  • I'm going to slip out to get coffee—this presentation is boring me to death.
  • Everyone was bored to death at the last company picnic so no one wants to go this year. 
  • How could you be bored to death at an amusement park?
  • My date was gorgeous but she honestly bored me to death and I ended the night early.
  • You're boring me to death with your complaints about work.
  • Let's go home. The kids look bored to death.
  • I've downloaded lots of games and movies to my iPad so my son won't be bored to death during the 14-hour flight.


  • bored stiff
  • bored to tears
  • bore the pants off

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