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