it's (someone's) funeral

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of it's (someone's) funeral

informal
used to say that a person will have to deal with the unpleasant result of his or her actions
  • He can tell the boss she's wrong if he likes: it's his funeral!

Word by Word Definitions

it play
  1. : that one — compare he, its, she, they

  2. used as subject of an impersonal verb that expresses a condition or action without reference to an agent

  3. used with many verbs as a direct object with little or no meaning

  1. : the player in a game who performs the principal action of the game (such as trying to find others in hide-and-seek)

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

funeral play
  1. : of, relating to, or constituting a funeral

  2. : funereal

  1. : the observances held for a dead person usually before burial or cremation

  2. : a funeral sermon

  3. : a funeral procession


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