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Meaning of “drop dead!” in the English Dictionary

"drop dead!" in British English

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drop dead!

slang a ​rude way of ​telling someone that you are ​annoyed with them and ​want them to go away or be ​quiet: Oh, just drop ​dead!

drop-deadadverb

uk   /ˈdrɒp.ded/  us   /ˈdrɑːp-/ informal
used to ​emphasize that someone or something is ​extremelyattractive: He's drop-dead gorgeous!
(Definition of drop dead! from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"drop dead" in American English

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drop dead

to ​diesuddenly and unexpectedly drop dead infml If you ​tell someone to drop ​dead, you are saying that you are very ​angry with that ​person.
(Definition of drop dead from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drop dead!”
in Chinese (Simplified) 滚开!闭嘴!…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滾開!閉嘴!…
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