bump off someone

bump off someone
bump off (someone) to kill someone.

Unbelievable as it is, this woman decided that she was going to bump off her husband's girlfriend.


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  • bump off — (someone) to kill someone. Unbelievable as it is, this woman decided that she was going to bump off her husband s girlfriend …   New idioms dictionary

  • bump off — verb kill intentionally and with premeditation (Freq. 2) The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered • Syn: ↑murder, ↑slay, ↑hit, ↑dispatch, ↑off, ↑polish off, ↑remove …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bump Off Lover — infobox television show name = Bump Off Lover (愛殺17) caption = An image of Bump Off Lover genre = School, Thriller, Suspense, Romance camera = picture format = 4:3 audio format = Dolby Digital 2.0 runtime = 360 minutes creator = starring = Angela …   Wikipedia

  • bump off — PHRASAL VERB To bump someone off means to kill them. [often HUMOROUS, INFORMAL] [V n P] They will probably bump you off anyway! [V P n (not pron)] ...the hit man he s hired to bump off his wife …   English dictionary

  • bump off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms bump off : present tense I/you/we/they bump off he/she/it bumps off present participle bumping off past tense bumped off past participle bumped off informal to murder someone …   English dictionary

  • bump — bump1 [ bʌmp ] verb * 1. ) transitive to accidentally hit part of your body against something, making it hurt: Be careful not to bump your head. a ) intransitive or transitive to hit against something solid once or many times: Small boats were… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bump — bump1 S3 [bʌmp] v [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: From the sound] 1.) [>I always + adv/prep, T] to hit or knock against something bump against ▪ I ran after him, bumping against people in my hurry. bump into ▪ Tim was a clumsy boy, always bumping… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bump — I UK [bʌmp] / US verb Word forms bump : present tense I/you/we/they bump he/she/it bumps present participle bumping past tense bumped past participle bumped * 1) a) [transitive] to accidentally hit part of your body against something, making it… …   English dictionary

  • bump — [[t]bʌ̱mp[/t]] bumps, bumping, bumped 1) VERB If you bump into something or someone, you accidentally hit them while you are moving. [V into/against n] They stopped walking and he almost bumped into them... [V into/against n] There was a jerk as… …   English dictionary

  • bump — /bʌmp / (say bump) verb (t) 1. to come more or less heavily in contact with; strike; collide with. 2. to cause to strike or collide: to bump one s head against the wall. 3. a. to dismiss, as an employee or a member of a team. b. to reject… …  

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