frighten so or an animal to death meaning

[American slang]
1. Lit. to frighten a living creature badly enough to cause death.
  The roar of the plane engine seems to have frightened the little dog to death.
2. Fig. to frighten someone severely.
  The dentist always frightens me to death.
  She scared me to death when she screamed.

Related Words

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  4. frighten so or an animal into doing sth meaning
  5. frighten so or an animal into sth meaning
  6. frighten so or sth away meaning
  7. frighten so out of a year's growth meaning
  8. frighten someone to death meaning
  9. frighten the hell out of so meaning
  10. frighten the living daylights out of sb meaning
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