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English definition of “kill”

kill

verb [T] (HURT)    /kɪl/ informal
to cause someone a lot of pain : I must sit down, my feet are killing me!Pain and painful
(Definition of kill verb (HURT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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