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    Does "to laugh out loud" mean "to laugh one's head off"?
    Are they used in the same type of context?
    Thanks so much.

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    Default Re: laugh out loud

    I think the intensity of laughter is higher in "laughing one's head off".)
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up.)

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    Default Re: laugh out loud

    "Laughing out loud" simply means that you made an audible laughing sound, rather than a quiet chuckle under your breath.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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