Scare, annoy, etc. the hell out of somebody - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
scare, annoy, etc. the hell out of somebody
scare the hell out of (one)
To shock or frighten one very suddenly and/or severely. Don't sneak up on me like that, you scared the hell out of me! That car accident seems to have scared the hell out of Janet—she's still shaken by it.
scare, annoy, etc. the ˈhell out of somebody (informal) scare, annoy, etc. somebody very much: The sight of a man with a gun scared the hell out of her. ♢ Louise suddenly surprised the hell out of us by announcing that she was pregnant!