scare the daylights out of, knock the daylights out of
It was bright daylight when she woke.
It was daylight, and there were a ton of people around.
In daylight, he was almost approachable.
When Saturday's daylight arrived to David Dean's exhausted eyes, the time had slipped past his usual rising hour and voices and footsteps rattled the old timbers of Bird Song.
The walls were bare, the curtains drawn even during daylight, and the heavy wooden furniture solid and worn.