scare sth out of so meaning

[American slang]
to frighten someone very badly. (The something can be the living daylights, the wits, the hell, the shit, etc. Use discretion with shit.)
  Gee, you scared the living daylights out of me!
  The police tried to scare the truth out of her.
  The door blew shut and scared the hell out of me.

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