daylights

daylights
daylights UK [ˈdeɪˌlaɪts] US noun informal
Phrases: beat the daylights out of someone beat the living daylights out of someone frighten the daylights out of someone frighten the living daylights out of someone knock the daylights out of someone knock the living daylights out of someone scare the daylights out of someone scare the living daylights out of someone

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  • daylights — n. (colloq.) insides 1) to beat, wallop the daylights out of smb. wits 2) to scare the (living) daylights out of smb. * * * wallop the daylights out of smb. (colloq.) [ insides ] to beat [ wits ] to scare the (living) daylights out of smb …   Combinatory dictionary

  • daylights — [[t]de͟ɪlaɪts[/t]] 1) PHRASE: V inflects If you knock the living daylights out of someone, or beat the living daylights out of them, you hit them very hard many times. [INFORMAL] Go on lads, beat the living daylights out of them! 2) PHRASE: V… …   English dictionary

  • daylights — /ˈdeɪlaɪts/ (say dayluyts) phrase Colloquial 1. beat (or belt) the (living) daylights out of someone, to give someone a sound beating. 2. scare (or fr …  

  • daylights — day|lights [ deı,laıts ] noun INFORMAL beat/knock the (living) daylights out of someone to hit someone very hard many times so that you injure them seriously scare/frighten the (living) daylights out of someone to make someone suddenly feel very… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • daylights — UK [ˈdeɪˌlaɪts] / US noun informal beat/knock the (living) daylights out of someone to hit someone very hard many times so that you injure them seriously scare/frighten the (living) daylights out of someone to make someone suddenly feel very… …   English dictionary

  • daylights — noun mental soundness, wits, consciousness. It scared the daylights out of us! …   Wiktionary

  • daylights — n. eyes (very old slang for human eyes)n. light of day …   English contemporary dictionary

  • daylights out of, knock the (living) —   Thrash. Overwhelm. Overcome. Defeat heavily …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • daylights out of — …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Living Daylights (canción) — «The Living Daylights (1987)» Sencillo de A ha del álbum The Living Daylights Stay On These Roads Formato 7 y 12 Duración The Living Daylights (Versión del Álbum) (4:46), The Living Daylights (Versión 7 ) (4:04) Discográfica Ryk …   Wikipedia Español

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