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Get a Life

Meaning/Usage: A negative way of telling someone to stop bothering you; to tell someone to stop being a loser

Explanation: This is a rude statement, so please be careful how you use this.  It can be similar to saying "f**k off" to someone.

"I wish Terry would get a life."
"Would you stop bothering me and get a life!"
"Come on! Get a life and start taking care of yourself."

A.  "I noticed that man was bothering you.  What did you say to him?"
B.  "I told him to get a life and quit bothering people he does not know!"

Other Common Sentences

"Go bother someone else."
"Start paying attention to other matters that are more important."


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