scared to death

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Definition of scared to death

: very afraid often + of She was scared to death of flying.

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“Scared to death.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scared%20to%20death. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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