Crapping their pants - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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crap (one's) pants
1. Literally, to defecate into one's pants or underwear. I can't believe that I got so drunk last night that I crapped my pants.
2. To be extremely nervous, excited, or frightened. I was crapping my pants when the boss called me into his office. I almost crapped my pants when I saw my favorite singer in my local café.
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If you want to sniff which way a story is going, it's always a good idea to work out which guest at the party is crapping their pants
Typically when people are facing a federal indictment, they're crapping their pants
, so to speak.
When they see you they should be crapping their pants
. No one disagrees with the fact that they should strike terror.