get a life
get a life
Meaning | Synonyms
- to stop wasting a lot of time in useless or boring or trivial works
- to do something better or act responsibly
- a way to ask someone to mind their own business or life
- to advise someone to start living a better life
- used to ask a boring person to do something exciting
Generally used as a taunt to stop wasting time or stop spending excessive time on something.
- You are working over 100 hours a week, dude, get a life!
- Why do you always have to interrupt with whatever I do? Just get a life!
- What do you mean, not going to the party this week too? You really need to get a life.
- Get a life dude! How long are you planning to stay in your room playing games?
- Being hardworking is a great thing. But this is as if you are turning into a machine! Seriously, go get a life!
- Gian, you need to get a life and stop bullying kids around you.
The true origin of the phrase ‘Get a life’ is unknown. However, according to the records, the phrase came to use only in the late 20th century. The first noted usage of the phrase ‘get a life’ was in an article in 1983 Washington post, which went as quoted below:
“Gross me out, I mean, Valley Girl was, like, ohmigod, it was last year, fer sure! I mean, get a life! Say what?”
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