frighten the life out of

idiom

: to frighten (someone) very badly
The story nearly frightened the life out of me.

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“Frighten the life out of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frighten%20the%20life%20out%20of. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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