Meaning of “the shit out of sb/sth” in the English Dictionary

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"the shit out of sb/sth" in British English

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the shit out of sb/sth


used to emphasize the degree of force of an action that you are describing:

His dad would beat/knock/kick the shit out of him if he disobeyed.
Don't sneak up on me like that - you scared the shit out of me.

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