bore the pants off (of) (one)

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bore the pants off (of) (one)

To cause one to be extremely bored, to the point of distraction, frustration, or irritation. Today's lecture bored the pants off me.
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bore the pants off of someone

Fig. to be exceedingly dull and uninteresting to someone. You bore the pants off of me! The lecture bored the pants off of everybody.
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Who are these people who ramble on and on saying nothing much but obviously with time to bore the pants off us even though they have countless more events to attend and more of their verbal diarrhoea to jettison?
If the intention was to cobble together a few supposedly funny facts and puerile anecdotes, chuck in a couple of celeb photos and quickly bore the pants off us while we're on the john.
What made ER so good was the way it broke the mould - but resorting only to young pretty men and women puts it right back beside all those other shows that bore the pants off us.
After fantastic movie adaptations of Much Ado About Nothing, Henry V and Richard III, along comes Twelfth Night to baffle, confound and bore the pants off us.