English version

kill somebody with kindness

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishkill somebody with kindnesskill somebody with kindnessto be too kind to someone, in a way that actually harms them kill
Examples from the Corpus
kill somebody with kindnessEnormous helpings to kill you with kindness.He'd kill me with kindness.They killed him with kindness, and it didn't do Blackburn much good either.
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