drop\ dead

v slang
To go away or be quiet; stop bothering someone. - Usually used as a command,

"Drop dead!" Bill told his little sister when she kept begging to help him build his model airplane.

When Sally bumped into Kate's desk and spilled ink for the fifth time, Kate told her to drop dead.

Compare: beat it, get lost

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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