beat the bejesus out of someone

beat the bejesus out of (someone)

To deliver a violent and prolonged physical attack. Our neighbor is in the hospital because a burglar beat the bejesus out of him. I'm worried that the captain of the football team will beat the bejesus out of me if he finds out that I'm secretly seeing his girlfriend. If you ever scare me like that again, I'll beat the bejesus out of you, I swear!
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beat the bejesus out of someone

hit someone very hard or for a long time.
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