beat the living daylights out of


beat the living daylights out of
see daylight (sense 2)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • beat the living daylights out of — beat/knock the (living) daylights out of (someone) to hit someone very hard many times. I ll knock the living daylights out of him if I catch him doing it again! …   New idioms dictionary

  • beat\ the\ living\ daylights\ out\ of — • beat the out of • lick the out of • whale the out of v. phr. informal To beat hard; give a bad beating to. Used with several words after the , as daylights , living daylights , tar . The big kid told Charlie that he would beat the daylights out …   Словарь американских идиом

  • beat the living daylights out of —  Thrash severely …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • beat the (living) daylights out of somebody — beat/knock the (living) ˈdaylights out of sb idiom (informal) to hit sb very hard several times and hurt them very much • Get out or I ll beat the living daylights out of you! Main entry: ↑daylightsidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat the living daylights out of someone — beat/knock the (living) daylights out of (someone) to hit someone very hard many times. I ll knock the living daylights out of him if I catch him doing it again! …   New idioms dictionary

  • beat the (living) daylights out of someone — beat/knock/the (living) daylights out of someone phrase to hit someone very hard many times so that you injure them seriously Thesaurus: to hit a personsynonym Main entry: daylights …   Useful english dictionary

  • beat the living daylights out of him — beat him out of shape, hit him senselessly, knocked him unconscious …   English contemporary dictionary

  • to beat the living daylights out of him — break his bones, beat him senseless, hit him …   English contemporary dictionary

  • —— the living daylights out of — do the specified thing to (someone) with great severity: he beat the living daylights out of them. → daylight …   English new terms dictionary

  • knock the living daylights out of — beat/knock the (living) daylights out of (someone) to hit someone very hard many times. I ll knock the living daylights out of him if I catch him doing it again! …   New idioms dictionary


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