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English definition of “frighten, scare, etc. the (living) daylights out of sb”

frighten, scare, etc. the (living) daylights out of sb

informal
to frighten someone very much: Don't jump out on me like that! You scared the living daylights out of me!Frightening and scaring
(Definition of frighten, scare, etc. the (living) daylights out of sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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