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beat/surprise/scare the hell out of somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbeat/surprise/scare the hell out of somebodybeat/surprise/scare the hell out of somebodyinformal not politeLOT/VERY MUCH to beat, surprise etc someone very muchWe have only one aim: to beat the hell out of the opposition. hell
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beat/surprise/scare the hell out of somebodyToday, he scares the hell out of a lot of Republicans.Eddie knows this, and it scares the hell out of her.It scared the hell out of me.Just to make the move scared the hell out of me.And I said, beats the hell out of me.There is no stopping planned randomness, and that scares the hell out of us.Statistics like that scare the hell out of me, and they must scare a lot of CEOs too.Tornadoes are not fascinating to me; they scare the hell out of me.
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