scare the shit out of (one)(redirected from scared the shit out of them)
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scare the shit out of (one)
rude slang To shock or frighten one very suddenly or severely. (Hyperbolically alludes to frightening someone so badly as to cause them to lose control of their bowels.) Don't sneak up on me like that, you scared the shit out of me! The sound of the fire alarm scared the shit out of us this morning.
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scare the ˈshit out of somebody,
scare somebody ˈshitless(taboo, slang) frighten somebody very much: You scared the shit out of me, creeping around in the dark like that!
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