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    #1

    The food was "Boiled to death"

    what does it mean when we say the food was "boiled to death"? does it mean that it was boiled too much? or boiled in an unproper way?


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    Re: The food was "Boiled to death"

    "too much", to the point of being inedible, or at least, unpalatable.

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    Re: The food was "Boiled to death"

    It's an execution metaphor, meaning the taste has been killed.

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