one's head off

one's head off
adv infml

I just kept on lying my head off — Я продолжал нагло врать

The phone's been ringing its head off — Телефон звонил не умолкая

I've been working my head off the whole week — Я всю неделю работал как проклятый

I was yawning my head off the whole evening — Я весь вечер так зевал, что чуть пасть не порвал

The kid has been coughing his head off all morning — Ребенок все утро не переставал кашлять

As I picked up myself from the floor I saw a couple of boys laughing their heads off — Когда я поднялся с пола, то увидел двух ребят, хохотавших во все горло

She was screaming her head off — Она визжала как недорезанная


Новый англо-русский словарь современной разговорной лексики. - М.:«Русский язык-Медиа» . . 2003.

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  • one's head off — ► one s head off informal talk, laugh, shout, etc. unrestrainedly. Main Entry: ↑head …   English terms dictionary

  • —— one's head off — informal talk, laugh, shout, etc. unrestrainedly: he was yelling his head off. → head …   English new terms dictionary

  • - one's head off — talk, laugh, etc., unrestrainedly he was drunk as a skunk and singing his head off …   Useful english dictionary

  • laugh one's head off — {v. phr.}, {informal} To laugh very hard; be unable to stop laughing. * /Paul s stories are so wildly funny that I laugh my head off whenever he starts telling one of them./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • laugh one's head off — {v. phr.}, {informal} To laugh very hard; be unable to stop laughing. * /Paul s stories are so wildly funny that I laugh my head off whenever he starts telling one of them./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • eat one's head off — phrasal 1. : to eat excessively or gluttonously 2. slang : to nag or grumble at one : scold or pick at one she ate his head off when he came in late * * * eat one s head off (esp of an animal) to cost more for food than one is worth • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • yell one’s head off — AND yell one’s guts out 1. tv. to yell loud and long. □ I was yelling my head off at the game. □ Stop yelling your guts out and listen to me. 2. tv. to complain bitterly and loudly. □ Some lady is yelling …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • talk one’s head off — tv. to talk endlessly; to argue persuasively or vigorously. □ I talked my head off trying to convince them. □ Don’t waste time talking your head off to them …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • laugh\ one's\ head\ off — v. phr. informal To laugh very hard; be unable to stop laughing. Paul s stories are so wildly funny that I laugh my head off whenever he starts telling one of them …   Словарь американских идиом

  • talk one's head off — phrasal : to talk to one volubly and unremittingly are shy at first, but once they get to know you, they ll talk your head off …   Useful english dictionary

  • bite one's head off — {v. phr.} To answer someone in great anger; answer furiously. * /I m sorry to tell you that I lost my job, but that s no reason to bite my head off!/ …   Dictionary of American idioms


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