blow\ one's\ brains\ out

v. phr.
1. To shoot yourself in the head.

Mr. Jones lost all his wealth, so he blew his brains out.

2. slang
To work very hard; overwork yourself.

The boys blew their brains out to get the stage ready for the play.

Mary is not one to blow her brains out.

Compare: break one's neck

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

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  • blow one's brains out — {v. phr.} 1. To shoot yourself in the head. * /Mr. Jones lost all his wealth, so he blew his brains out./ 2. {slang} To work very hard; overwork yourself. * /The boys blew their brains out to get the stage ready for the play./ * /Mary is not one… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blow one's brains out — {v. phr.} 1. To shoot yourself in the head. * /Mr. Jones lost all his wealth, so he blew his brains out./ 2. {slang} To work very hard; overwork yourself. * /The boys blew their brains out to get the stage ready for the play./ * /Mary is not one… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • blow one's brains out — shatter one s skull by shooting a bullet into it …   English contemporary dictionary

  • one's brains out — (informal) To kill (someone or) oneself by shooting (him or her or) oneself in the head ● blow …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow out one's brains — shatter one s skull by shooting a bullet into it …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • blow — I UK [bləʊ] / US [bloʊ] verb Word forms blow : present tense I/you/we/they blow he/she/it blows present participle blowing past tense blew UK [bluː] / US [blu] past participle blown UK [bləʊn] / US [bloʊn] *** 1) a) [intransitive] if wind or air… …   English dictionary

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