This one should be fairly easy.
A woman shoots her husband; then she holds him under water for five minutes; and finally she hangs him. But five minutes later the two of them go out to dinner and have a wonderful evening. How is this possible?
NOTE: This riddle has been guessed. I told you it was easy. To see the answer, read the comments.
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