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It's your funeral

The expression itís your funeral is used to mean that one has to face the consequences of oneís stupid actions. It also implies the speakerís lack of sympathy and in extreme cases contempt for anotherís actions.

  • I have heard that it is a dangerous place to go skiing. But if you insist on doing that, I wonít stop you. Itís your funeral. (= You will have to face the consequences of your stupid action.)
  • ďIím going to tell him what I really think of him.Ē ďGo ahead. Itís your funeral
  • ďIím going to try my luck in gambling.Ē ďItís your funeral

The expression itís not my funeral is used to mean that I will not have to bear the consequences of someone elseís actions. This expression can be used with other pronouns (e.g. their, her, his etc.) as well.

  • ďIím going to quit my job.Ē ďYou may. Itís not my funeral.Ē (= Your quitting the job will not affect me at all.Ē
  • So you are going to make that presentation without any preparation. Go ahead. Itís your funeral.
  • So you are going to drop out of school. Itís your funeral.

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