scare to death

scare to death
frighten/scare (someone) to death to make someone feel very frightened.

David suddenly appeared in the doorway and scared me to death.


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  • scare to death — scare (you) to death to make you feel extremely frightened. David suddenly appeared like a ghost in the doorway and scared me to death. Related vocabulary: scare the pants off you …   New idioms dictionary

  • scare to death — See: TO DEATH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • scare to death — See: TO DEATH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • scare\ to\ death — See: to death …   Словарь американских идиом

  • scare you to death — scare (you) to death to make you feel extremely frightened. David suddenly appeared like a ghost in the doorway and scared me to death. Related vocabulary: scare the pants off you …   New idioms dictionary

  • scare the pants off you — scare the pants off (you) to frighten you very much. Spiders scare the pants off me. Usage notes: also used with other verbs to emphasize an extreme reaction: Sunbathing bores the pants off me. Hugh always beats the pants off me in tennis.… …   New idioms dictionary

  • scare the pants off — (you) to frighten you very much. Spiders scare the pants off me. Usage notes: also used with other verbs to emphasize an extreme reaction: Sunbathing bores the pants off me. Hugh always beats the pants off me in tennis. Related vocabulary: scare… …   New idioms dictionary

  • death — W1S1 [deθ] n [: Old English;] 1.) a) [U] the end of the life of a person or animal ≠ ↑birth death of ▪ The death of his mother came as a tremendous shock. ▪ Cancer is the leading cause of death in women. ▪ How Danielle …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • scare|crow — «SKAIR KROH», noun. 1. a figure dressed in old clothes, set in a field to frighten birds away from crops: »The farmer decided to build a scarecrow so terrifying it would scare the hateful crows to death when they got a good look at it (New… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Death and state funeral of Ronald Reagan — The casket bearing the body of former President Ronald Reagan lies in state in the United States Capitol Rotunda Participants …   Wikipedia

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