Meaning of “knock/take the stuffing out of sb/sth” in the English Dictionary

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"knock/take the stuffing out of sb/sth" in British English

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knock/take the stuffing out of sb/sth

informal

to make someone or something become very weak:

Her illness has really knocked the stuffing out of her.

(Definition of “knock/take the stuffing out of sb/sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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