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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He adds: "I know all kinds of weird and wonderful things, I read New Scientist, I'm interested in quantum physics, I'm a real history buff - Elizabethan and Roman history - I could bore the pants off you about dinosaurs or anything you want to know.
It doesn't have the vindictive nature of Home Alone and it never threatens to bore the pants off you like 1999's Bicentennial Man.
The warm and mutually supportive social relationships which the oldies remember - and sometimes we bore the pants off you by going on about it - began to re-emerge in front of our very eyes.
Frankly, I am not a pushover for this playwright's brand of comedy which consists, to my mind, of an unrelenting barrage of commonplace one-liners that are meant to reflect life's little ironies and frequently bore the pants off you.
They are one-dimensional and bore the pants off you.