done to death

Done to death
If a joke or story has been done to death, it has been told so often that it has stopped being funny.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • done to death —    If a joke or story has been done to death, it has been told so often that it has stopped being funny.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Done to death —   If a joke or story has been done to death, it has been told so often that it has stopped being funny …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • be done to death — informal if a particular style or subject is done to death, it is used or discussed so many times that it is not interesting any more. The military look was done to death in last season s fashion shows …   New idioms dictionary

  • Death Row — Records Gründung: 1991 Gründer: Suge Knight Vertrieb: Koch Records Genre: Hip Hop Gründungsland …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • death — W1S1 [deθ] n [: Old English;] 1.) a) [U] the end of the life of a person or animal ≠ ↑birth death of ▪ The death of his mother came as a tremendous shock. ▪ Cancer is the leading cause of death in women. ▪ How Danielle …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Death of a Princess — Genre Docu Drama Written by Antony Thomas Directed by Antony Thomas …   Wikipedia

  • done — do do (d[=oo]), v. t. or auxiliary. [imp. {did} (d[i^]d); p. p. {done} (d[u^]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Doing} (d[=oo] [i^]ng). This verb, when transitive, is formed in the indicative, present tense, thus: I do, thou doest (d[=oo] [e^]st) or dost… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Death (personification) — Grim Reaper redirects here. For other uses, see Grim Reaper (disambiguation). A Western depiction of Death as a skeleton carrying a scythe. The concept of death as a sentient entity has existed in many societies since the beginning of history. In …   Wikipedia

  • death — /deth/, n. 1. the act of dying; the end of life; the total and permanent cessation of all the vital functions of an organism. Cf. brain death. 2. an instance of this: a death in the family; letters published after his death. 3. the state of being …   Universalium

  • done — /dʌn / (say dun) verb 1. past participle of do1. –adjective 2. executed; completed; finished; settled. 3. cooked. 4. worn out; used up. 5. in conformity with fashion and good taste: *After you have been introduced, and if you have sufficient… …   Australian English dictionary


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