give (someone) the fright of (someone's) life

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give (someone) the fright of (someone's) life

To cause someone an extreme and sudden sensation of shock, surprise, or fear. I didn't see you standing there! You gave me the fright of my life! Seeing the car swerve right in front of her gave Mary the fright of her life.
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There are three live scare mazes at the resort, all themed differently and each guaranteed to give you the fright of your life.
1: Never try on something you've had for more than five years, it'll give you the fright of your life.