kill (someone) with kindness

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Definition of kill (someone) with kindness

: to cause discomfort to someone by treating him or her in a way that is extremely kind or helpful Instead of returning the insult, you might try killing her with kindness.

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“Kill (someone) with kindness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kill%20%28someone%29%20with%20kindness. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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