the hell out of

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informal + impolite
used for emphasis after words such as scare, frighten, and beatThat movie scared the hell out of me.The boxer beat the hell out of his opponent.

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“The hell out of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20hell%20out%20of. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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