Definition of if it kills one in English:

if it kills one

phrase

informal
  • Whatever the problems or difficulties involved.

    ‘we are going to smile and be pleasant if it kills us’
    • ‘It will take all of their energy and wits to survive the beast known as New York, even if it kills them.’
    • ‘I have set the goal of 500 for myself and, by jeebus, I am going to get there if it kills me.’
    • ‘This is our land, and we cannot leave it, even if it kills us.’
    • ‘You're going to learn how to operate that thing if it kills me.’
    • ‘I suspect the best solution to weight gain is not another miracle diet but more exercise, even if it kills you.’
    • ‘We're going to do our darnedest to enjoy it though, even if it kills us!.’
    • ‘You're gonna get over this stupid fear of cats if it kills me!’
    • ‘We are going to get you two ready and you are going to have fun tonight, if it kills you!’
    • ‘In 48 hours I'll be on a plane… so unprepared for this trip, but it's going to happen and I'm going to relax and have a good time, even if it kills me.’
    • ‘Tomorrow will be a productive day if it kills me.’