knock the living daylights out of

knock the living daylights out of

Also, knock the shit or stuffing or tar out of . See beat the living daylights out of.
See also: daylight, knock, living, of, out
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For instance, have you ever seen anybody overdose on cigarettes, then go home and knock the living daylights out of their wife or partner?
Internet anarchists have come up with the perfect antidote to the party conference season - a chance to knock the living daylights out of MPs.
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