EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Likely a variant of buy the farm.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

buy it (third-person singular simple present buys it, present participle buying it, simple past and past participle bought it)

  1. (slang) To die.
    He bought it in a shootout.

Usage notesEdit

  • Usually used in the preterite and in the perfect aspect.

SynonymsEdit