English version

give somebody/have a heart attack

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgive somebody/have a heart attackgive somebody/have a heart attackinformal to make someone suddenly feel frightened, surprised, or shocked, or to suddenly feel this way You almost gave me a heart attack there! heart attack
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give somebody/have a heart attackDoctors at Leicester Royal Infirmary are to assess the benefits of giving magnesium to heart attack victims immediately after an attack.I will surely give some one a heart attack ... I have varicose veins in my legs.That ought to give Francois a heart attack.
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