break one's neck

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Definition of break one's neck

: to cause one's neck bone to crack or break He fell off the roof and broke his neck. sometimes used in speech to tell someone he or she could get hurt Stop jumping on the bed. You're going to break your neck.

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“Break one's neck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/break%20one%27s%20neck. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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