(the) pants off someone


(the) pants off someone
[beat/bore/scare etc.] the pants off (someone) informal if someone or something beats, bores, scares etc. the pants off someone, they beat, bore, or scare them completely.

I hate sunbathing. It bores the pants off me.

Horror films scare the pants off me.


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  • scare the pants off someone — bore/annoy/scare/etc the pants off someone informal phrase to make someone feel very bored, annoyed, scared etc Opera bores the pants off him. Thesaurus: to make someone feel a particular emotion or strong emotionssynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • [beat/bore/scare etc.] the pants off someone — [beat/bore/scare etc.] the pants off (someone) informal if someone or something beats, bores, scares etc. the pants off someone, they beat, bore, or scare them completely. I hate sunbathing. It bores the pants off me. Horror films scare the pants …   New idioms dictionary

  • bore the pants off someone — bore/annoy/scare/etc the pants off someone informal phrase to make someone feel very bored, annoyed, scared etc Opera bores the pants off him. Thesaurus: to make someone feel a particular emotion or strong emotionssynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • annoy the pants off someone — bore/annoy/scare/etc the pants off someone informal phrase to make someone feel very bored, annoyed, scared etc Opera bores the pants off him. Thesaurus: to make someone feel a particular emotion or strong emotionssynonym …   Useful english dictionary

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  • bore the pants off (someone) — Vrb phrs. To bore someone greatly. E.g. That 8 hour seminar on nuclear physics bored the pants off me. The suffixal ..the pants off is often used as an negative intensifier, e.g. He just mithered the pants off me all morning. Similar idiomatic… …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • bore the pants off (someone) — Vrb phrs. To bore someone greatly. E.g. That 8 hour seminar on nuclear physics bored the pants off me. The suffixal ..the pants off is often used as an negative intensifier, e.g. He just mithered the pants off me all morning. Similar idiomatic… …   English slang and colloquialisms