Idiom: Beat the daylights out of someone
Meaning: 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'.)Country: International English | Subject Area: Nature | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Beat someone to the draw
- Heart misses a beat
- Beat swords into ploughshares
- Scare the daylights out of someone
- Beat to the punch
- March to the beat of your own drum
- Beat your brains out
- Beat the rap
- Beat the tar out of
- Beat them at their own game
- You can't beat that with a stick
- Can't beat that
- Beat about the bush
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