bore the pants off


bore the pants off
[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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  • bore the pants off (of) someone — tv. to ore someone exceedingly. □ You bore the pants off me! □ The lecture bored the pants off of everybody …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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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

  • bore the pants off one —  Bore one very considerably. Also bore one rigid or stiff …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • scare/bore the pants off — ► scare (or bore etc.) the pants off informal make extremely scared, bored, etc. Main Entry: ↑pants …   English terms dictionary

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