One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Extremely good or desirable.‘the ice creams are to die for’
- ‘Slight and dark, with lustrous eyes and cheekbones to die for, he is even more attractive in the flesh than on screen.’
- ‘You don't want a greasy kebab on a night out - you want proper paninis, amazing coffee and hot chocolate to die for.’
- ‘Put very simply, it will result in legs and a backside to die for.’
- ‘I loved the Mudbrick Vineyard - not only great food and wine but the views are to die for!’
- ‘You may have a CV to die for but if your accent doesn't fit then you might as well go home, says John Parrish’
- ‘The costumes were completely marvellous and the sets were to die for in their gorgeousness.’
- ‘Robinson, meanwhile, brought class, writing talent and a voice to die for.’
- ‘Her dark skin was almost like silk to the touch and I tell you she had those big beautiful brown eyes and lips to die for!’
- ‘On the ground floor, an array of cheeses, salamis, olive oil, fruit, nougat and pastries to die for.’
- ‘The songs merge a Gomez-like quirkiness, dreamy melodies and harmonies to die for.’
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