beat the daylights out of someone


beat the daylights out of someone
   If someone beats the daylights out of another person, they hit them repeatedly. ('Knock' can also be used and it can be made even stronger by saying 'the living daylights'.)
  (Dorking School Dictionary)

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  • beat the daylights out of someone — If someone beats the daylights out of another person, they hit them repeatedly. ( Knock can also be used and it can be made even stronger by saying the living daylights .) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • beat the 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 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

  • knock the 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) 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

  • knock 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

  • knock the 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

  • knock 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 — 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