scare the crap out of (one)

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scare the crap out of (one)

vulgar To shock or frighten one very suddenly and/or severely. Hyperbolically alludes to frightening one so badly as to cause them to lose bowel control. Don't sneak up on me like that, you scared the crap out of me! That car accident seems to have scared the crap out of Janet—she's still shaken by it.
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"LA scares the crap out of me. I feel if I have to work out four hours a day, and count the calories of everything I put in my mouth, and have Botox at 22, and obsess about how I look the whole time, I will go mad.
Emma said: "LA scares the crap out of me. I feel if I have to work-out four hours a day, and count the calories of everything I put in my mouth, and have Botox at 22, and obsess about how I look the whole time, I will go mad.
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