love sb/sth to death

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British pronunciation/lˈʌv tə dˈɛθ/
American pronunciation/lˈʌv tə dˈɛθ/
to love sb/sth to death
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to have a strong sense of care or affection for someone or something

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to [love] {sb/sth} to death definition and meaning

What is the origin of the idiom "love somebody or something to death" and when to use it?

The origin of the idiom "love somebody or something to death" likely developed from the notion that love can be so overwhelming and intense that it feels as if it could last forever or even beyond death. It is a colloquial and informal expression used to emphasize an extremely strong affection, attachment, or devotion towards a person, object, or activity. It implies a deep emotional connection or fondness that surpasses ordinary feelings of love.

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Mark loves his vintage car to death and spends hours polishing and maintaining it.
Jenny loves her cat to death and showers it with affection and care every day.
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