frighten the daylights out of

frighten the daylights out of
frighten/scare the (living) daylights out of (someone) to frighten someone very much.

Don't come up behind me like that. You scared the living daylights out of me!


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  • frighten the daylights out of someone — frighten/scare the (living) daylights out of (someone) to frighten someone very much. Don t come up behind me like that. You scared the living daylights out of me! …   New idioms dictionary

  • scare\ the\ daylights\ out\ of — • scare out of one s wits • scare stiff • scare the daylights out of v. phr. informal To frighten very much. The owl s hooting scared him out of his wits. The child was scared stiff in the dentist s chair. Pete s ghost story scared the daylights… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • scare the daylights out of smb — frighten very much Falling off her bicycle scared the daylights out of her …   Idioms and examples

  • scare the daylights out of — frighten/scare the (living) daylights out of (someone) to frighten someone very much. Don t come up behind me like that. You scared the living daylights out of me! …   New idioms dictionary

  • scare the daylights out of someone — frighten/scare the (living) daylights out of (someone) to frighten someone very much. Don t come up behind me like that. You scared the living daylights out of me! …   New idioms dictionary

  • Scare the daylights out of — frighten deeply, scare very much …   English contemporary dictionary

  • frighten the living daylights out of someone — frighten/scare the (living) daylights out of (someone) to frighten someone very much. Don t come up behind me like that. You scared the living daylights out of me! …   New idioms dictionary

  • frighten the living daylights out of — frighten/scare the (living) daylights out of (someone) to frighten someone very much. Don t come up behind me like that. You scared the living daylights out of me! …   New idioms dictionary

  • frighten the (living) daylights out of somebody — frighten/scare the (living) ˈdaylights out of sb idiom (informal) to frighten sb very much Main entry: ↑daylightsidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • frighten the (living) daylights out of someone — scare/frighten/the (living) daylights out of someone phrase to make someone suddenly feel very frightened Thesaurus: to make someone afraid or frightenedsynonym Main entry: daylights …   Useful english dictionary

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