get the fright of (one's) life(redirected from get the fright of our lives)
get the fright of (one's) life
To experience an extreme and sudden sensation of shock, surprise, or fear. I got the fright of my life when I noticed someone standing right behind me. Mary got the fright of her life as the car ahead of her swerved across traffic.
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