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frighten/scare sb out of their wits

also frighten/scare the wits out of sb
to make someone very frightened: Don't shout like that! You scared me out of my wits.
(Definition of frighten/scare sb out of their wits from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “frighten/scare sb out of their wits”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把(某人)吓得魂不附体…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把(某人)嚇得魂不附體…
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