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English definition of “beat the (living) daylights out of sb”

beat the (living) daylights out of sb

informal (UK also knock the living daylights out of sb)
to hit someone very hard, many times: I'll beat the living daylights out of him if he says that again!
(Definition of beat the (living) daylights out of sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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