I was watching this short YouTube video.

One of the viewer commented this:

This girl kicks ass! I'm still dying over "You're a bad dog!"

I want to know what does "dying over" mean here? Can't find it in the dictionary.

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    To die over something can mean: to be really surprised by something, usually, in a good way. At least, in AmE colloquial speech. Here, the speaker is dying over what someone else said.
    – Lambie
    Dec 29, 2021 at 15:46
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    Could be something like 'still laughing'? Dec 29, 2021 at 15:47

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Here, over means about, die - laugh.

You use over to indicate what a disagreement or feeling relates to or is caused by.

They were laughing (uncontrollably/wholeheartedly/for a long time) at the reproaching remark she shouted.

Similarly, you can die laughing.

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    I annoyed a colleague who told me she 'literally died laughing' by saying 'What, are you a ghost?'. Dec 29, 2021 at 18:47

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