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scare the bejesus out of

Definition of scare the bejesus out of in English:

Frighten (someone) very much: I look at what she does and it scares the bejesus out of me
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  • We will stop scaring the bejeezus out of everyone.
  • ‘This whole thing scared the bejesus out of them,’ Sutfin said.
  • I think Aunt Millie scared the bejesus out of them too.
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