give (someone) the fright of (someone's) life(redirected from give them the fright of their lives)
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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