shoot me

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shoot me

  1. Expression of dismay, where the speaker is expressing, metaphorically, his/her wish to die because events (for him/her) are so bad.

Usage notes[edit]

This phrase can also be used with the ironic meaning 'kill me, I am to blame', equivalent to the Latin phrase mea culpa. It is chiefly a US English phrase made popular in the last decade or so.