it's (someone's) funeral

Definition of it's (someone's) funeral


  1. —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

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

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

    : 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)

  1. :  some person :  somebody

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

    :  funereal

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

    :  a funeral sermon

    :  a funeral procession

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to cast off or become cast off

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