scare someone to death

idiom

: to scare someone very much
You nearly scared me to death.

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“Scare someone to death.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scare%20someone%20to%20death. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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