—— the living daylights out of


—— the living daylights out of
do the specified thing to (someone) with great severity: he beat the living daylights out of them.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • beat the living daylights out of — beat/knock the (living) daylights out of (someone) to hit someone very hard many times. I ll knock the living daylights out of him if I catch him doing it again! …   New idioms dictionary

  • knock the living daylights out of — beat/knock the (living) daylights out of (someone) to hit someone very hard many times. I ll knock the living daylights out of him if I catch him doing it again! …   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

  • scare 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

  • knock the living daylights out of — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} To render (someone) unconscious (said in exaggeration). * /The news almost knocked the living daylights out of me./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • knock the living daylights out of — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} To render (someone) unconscious (said in exaggeration). * /The news almost knocked the living daylights out of me./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • knock\ the\ living\ daylights\ out\ of — v. phr. slang informal To render (someone) unconscious (said in exaggeration). The news almost knocked the living daylights out of me …   Словарь американских идиом

  • knock the living daylights out of — knock the (living) daylights out of see ↑daylight • • • Main Entry: ↑knock …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat\ the\ living\ daylights\ out\ of — • beat the out of • lick the out of • whale the out of v. phr. informal To beat hard; give a bad beating to. Used with several words after the , as daylights , living daylights , tar . The big kid told Charlie that he would beat the daylights out …   Словарь американских идиом

  • knock the living daylights out of — verb To knock out; to hit and cause to be unconscious …   Wiktionary


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