kick the hell out of (one)(redirected from kick the hell out of (someone))
kick the hell out of (one)
1. To physically attack one, as with punches and other blows, such that they suffer significant injury. This phrase can be used both literally and hyperbolically. Our neighbor is in the hospital because a burglar kicked the hell out of him. I'm worried that the captain of the football team will kick the hell out of me if he finds out that I'm secretly seeing his girlfriend. If you ever scare me like that again, I'll kick the hell out of you, I swear!
2. To defeat one decisively in a competition. The final score was 17-1? Wow, we really kicked the hell out of that team!